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of Herstal Pepin ? (b. 635, d. Dec 16, 714)Pepin ? (son of Ansegisal ? and Begga ?)605 was born 635605, and died Dec 16, 714605.He married Alpais ?.
Notes for Pepin ?:
He was Carolingian mayor of the palace, who reunited the Frankish realms
in the late Merovingian period. A grandson of Pepin the Elder, he
succeeded to his position in the kingdom of Austrasia around 680. In 687
he extended Carolingian rule to the other Frankish kingdoms, Neustria and
Burgundy, but retained members of the Merovingian dynasty as figurehead
monarchs in all three. Two years later he extended his control over the
Frisians, a pagan people living on the North Sea coast. Pepin's death was
followed by a civil war and the succession of his illegitimate son Charles
Children of Pepin ? and Alpais ? are:
- +Charles Martel, b. 688, Heristal, Liege, d. Oct 22, 741, Quierzy-sur-Oise, France.