Robert III, Count of Worms

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Robert III of Worms
Died834 (aged 33–34)
Noble familyRobertians
Spouse(s)Waldrada of Worms
IssueRobert the Strong
FatherRobert of Hesbaye

Robert III (800–834), also called Rutpert, was the Count of Worms and Rheingau of a noble Frankish family called the Robertians. It has been proposed that he was the son of Robert of Hesbaye.[1]


By his wife, Waldrada, he had, Robert the Strong.[1]

His first cousin was Ermengard, wife of the Frankish emperor Louis the Pious. His cousin Chrodogang was Archbishop of Metz and abbot of the Lorsch Abbey.

An uncle of Robert was Count Cancor, founder of Lorsch Abbey. Through Robert the Strong he was grandfather of two kings of Western Francia, Odo and Robert.


  1. ^ a b Riché 1983, p. table 4.


  • Riché, Pierre (1983). The Carolingians, a Family that Forged Europe. Translated by Allen, Michael Idomir. University Pennsylvania Press.