Gerold of Vinzgau

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Gerold of Vinzgau
Count in Kraichgau and Anglachgau
Born 725
Died 799 (aged 74)
Family Udalrichings
Spouse Emma of Alemannia

Gerold of Vinzgau (also Vintzgouw or Anglachgau; d. 799) was a count in Kraichgau and Anglachgau. His daughter married King Charlemagne in 771. In 784 generous donations to the monastery of Lorsch by Gerold and Emma are recorded.

Marriage and issue[edit]

He was married by 758 to Emma (d. 789 or 798 or after 784), daughter of Hnabi, Duke of Alamannia. They had the following:

Through Udalrich, Gerold is reckoned as the founder of the family of the Udalrichings (de).

Literature[edit]

  • Cawley, Charles, Gerold, Medieval Lands database, Foundation for Medieval Genealogy,[self-published source][better source needed], Charles Cawley's "Medieval Lands", hosted at the Foundation for Medieval Genealogy
  • Gerold, genealogie-mittelalter.de