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Bornc. 602 or 610
Diedc. 679 or 662
Noble familyArnulfings
FatherArnulf of Metz

Ansegisel (c. 602 or 610 – murdered before 679 or 662) was the younger son of Saint Arnulf, bishop of Metz.[1]


He served King Sigebert III of Austrasia (634–656) as domesticus. He was killed sometime before 679, slain in a feud by his enemy Gundewin. Through his son Pepin, Ansegisel's descendants would eventually become Frankish kings and rule over the Carolingian Empire.

Marriage and issue[edit]

He was married to Begga, the daughter of Pepin the Elder, sometime after 639. They had the following children:


  1. ^ Bouchard, Constance Brittain. Rewriting Saints and Ancestors: Memory and Forgetting in France, 500-1200, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014 ISBN 9780812290080, p. 115