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  Neustria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Thus Neustria formed the western part of the kingdom of the Franks under the rule of the Merovingian dynasty during the sixth to eighth centuries.
The struggle for power continued with Queen Fredegund of Neustria (the widow of King Chilperic I (reigned 566-584) and the mother of the new king Clotaire II (reigned 584-628)) unleashing a bitter war.
In 687 Pippin of Herstal, mayor of the palace of the king of Austrasia, defeated the tenacious Neustrians at Tertry and united Austrasia and Neustria.
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 NEUSTRIA. The Columbia Encyclopedia: Sixth Edition. 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The dynastic rivalry involved Neustria in almost constant warfare with the eastern portion of the Frankish kingdom, which became known as Austrasia.
Neustria and Austrasia were reunited briefly by Clotaire I, Clotaire II, and Dagobert I.
In 687, Pepin of Heristal, mayor of the palace of the king of Austrasia, defeated his Neustrian rival and united Austrasia and Neustria.
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 Encyclopedia: Neustria
Austrasia and Neustria Austrasia formed the north-eastern portion of the Kingdom of the Merovingian Franks, comprising parts of the territory of present-day eastern France, western Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands.
Events: December 15 - Sergius succeeds Conon as Pope King Theuderic III of Neustria is defeated by Pepin of Herstal, Mayor of the Palace of Austrasia.
NEUSTRIA, the old name given to the western kingdom of the Franks, as opposed to the eastern kingdom, Austrasia (q.v.) - The most ancient form of the word is Niuster, from niust, which would make the word signify the most recent conquests of the Franks.
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Previously, Neustria was the western part of thekingdom of the Franks during the sixth to eighth centuries under the rule of the Merovingians.
In 687, Pippin of Herstal,mayor of the palace of the king of Austrasia, defeated the tenacious Neustrians at Tertry and united Austrasia and Neustria.
Neustria, Austrasia, and Burgundy were then united under one authority and thenames Neustria and Austrasia gradually disappeared.
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 NEUSTRIA - LoveToKnow Article on NEUSTRIA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The word Neustria does not appear as early as the Historia Francorum of Gregory of Tours, but is fotrnd for the first time in Fredegarius.
In 843 Brittany took from Neustria the countships of Rennes and Nantes; and gradually the term Neustria came to be restricted to the district which was later called Normandy.
Austrasia was the name given to eastern Lombardy, and Neustria that given to western Lombardy, the part last occupied by,the Lombards.
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Mayor of The Palace of Austrasia Charles "Martel" (*+) was born in 676 in Of Heristal, Neustria (France).
Neustria: The western portion of the kingdom of the Franks in the 6th, 7th, and 8th centuries, during the rule of the Merovingians.
Neustria and Austrasia were reunited briefly by Clotaire I, Clotaire II, and Dagobert I. After Dagobert the kings sank to insignificance, while the mayors of the palace rose in power.
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 h. The West Franks under the Carolingian Kings. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
Aquitaine, joined to Neustria for Charles (838), soon emerged as a duchy and was consistently hostile.
From Neustria were carved the counties of Anjou (870) and Champagne.
Odo (Eudes), count of Paris, marquis of Neustria (son of Count Robert the Strong), was elected king of the West Franks by one faction of magnates, to avoid a minority on the deposition (887) of Charles the Fat.
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The distinct area originated at the of the death of Clovis I (reigned 482 -511) when his lands were divided between sons.
Despite the wars Neustria and Austrasia were reunited briefly on a few occasions the time by Clotaire I during his reign from 558 to 562.
In 687 Pippin of Herstal mayor of the palace of the of Austrasia defeated the tenacious Neustrians at and united Austrasia and Neustria.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The Franks
While this king governed Neustria he was obliged, as has been said, to give Austrasia a separate government, his son Dagobert becoming its king, with Arnulf of Metz as councillor and Pepin of Landen as mayor of the palace (623).
He invaded Neustria, defeated the mayor Leudesius, Erkinoald's son, who, with the approval of St. Léger was governing this kingdom, reassumed the power, and maltreated the Bishop of Autun, whom he caused to be slain by hired assassins (678).
National councils convoked, by their efforts, in Austrasia (at Estinnes, or Lestinnes) and Neustria (at Soissons) the work of which was completed by a large council attended by the bishops of both countries, were largely instrumental in restoring order and discipline in the Church, in eliminating abuses and in rooting out superstition.
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 Austrasia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
These struggles reached their climax in the wars between Queen Brunhilda of Austrasia and Queen Fredegunde of Neustria.
In 613, a rebellion by the nobility against Brunhilda saw her betrayed and handed over to her nephew and foe, king Clotaire II of Neustria.
He subjected her to the torment of the rack for three days, then had her torn asunder between four horses.
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 EBROIN - LoveToKnow Article on EBROIN
In 656, at the moment of his accession to power, Sigebert III., the king of Austrasia, had just died, and the Austrasian mayor of the palace, Grimoald, was attempting to usurp the authority.
He en4eavoured to maintain at any rate the union of Neustria and Burgundy, but the great Burgundian nobles wished to remain independent, and rose under St Leger (Leodegar), bishop of Autun, defeated EbroIn, and interned him in the monastery of Luxeuil (670).
A proclamation was then issued to the effect that each kingdom should keep its own laws and customs, that there should be no, further interchange of functionaries between the kingdoms, and that no one should again set up a tyranny like that of Ebroin.
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 Neustria --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - The online encyclopedia you can trust!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In the 7th century Austrasia and Neustria were rivals, but the victory of Pippin II of Herstal, mayor of the palace in Austrasia, over the Neustrians at Tertry (687) assured the ultimate ascendancy of Austrasia.
In the later Merovingian period, Neustrian writers used the names Neustria and Francia (France) interchangeably, implying that Neustria formed the heart and core of the Frankish lands.
Later, the name Neustria came to denote a much smaller area, and, by the 11th and 12th centuries, it was sometimes used synonymously with Normandy.
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 Neustria - Term Explanation on IndexSuche.Com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Despite the wars, Neustria and Austrasia were only reunited briefly on a few occasions, the first time by Clotaire_I during his reign from 558 to 562.
The struggle for power continued with the widow of King Chilperic_I (reigned 566-584) when a bitter war was led by Queen Fredegund of Neustria, mother of the new king Clotaire_II (reigned 584-628).
In 687, Pippin_of_Herstal, mayor of the palace of the king of Austrasia, defeated the tenacious Neustrians at Tertry and united Austrasia and Neustria.
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 Charlemagne - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Charles took the outer parts of the kingdom, bordering on the sea, namely Neustria, western Aquitaine, and the northern parts of Austrasia, while Carloman retained the inner parts: southern Austrasia, Septimania, eastern Aquitaine, Burgundy, Provence, and Swabia, lands bordering on Italy.
The eldest, Charles, received the kingdom of Neustria, containing the regions of Anjou, Maine, and Touraine.
Charles the Younger (772 or 773-811), king of Neustria from 781
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 The Oxford Merovingian Page
Chlothar II, 584-629, King of Rouen 584, King of Neustria 595, King of Austrasia and Burgundy 613, son of Chilperic I and Fredegund.
Dagobert I, King of Austrasia 623, Neustria and Burgundy 629, Aquitaine 632, son of Chlothar II and Berthetrude (though German historian E.Ewig argues his mum was Haldetrude) d.
Clothar III, King of Neustria and Burgundy 657-73, son of Clovis II and Bathild: a minor under the regency of his mother Bathild (a former slave from England) until 664/5, he was the first of the "do-nothing" kings or rois fainants.
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 Encyclopedia: Austrasia
Austrasia and its neighbor, Neustria, became involved in constant disputes.
Brunhilda of Austrasia and Queen Fredegunde of Neustria.
Wives: Berthilde ; Regintrude (Ragnetrude) of AUSTRASIA ; Nantechild (Nantilde Nanthildis Nanthilde) of NEUSTRIA
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Clovis de Neustrie II, King of Neustria "A "Do-Nothing King"" was born circa 633.
BIOGRAPHY: Clovis II was the Merovingian Frankish king of Neustria and Burgundy who ruled from 639, and the son of Dagobert I. He was dominated successively by Aega and by Erchinoald, Neustrian mayors of the palace.
Lambert de Neustrie I "Lamtbertus" was born circa 620 in Neustria.
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 Family Trees of Thomas Jefferson and Other Famous Americans - pafg153 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Charles "Martel" Mayor Of The Palace Of AUSTRASIA [Parents] was born in 676 in Of, Heristal,, Neustria.
Charles "Martel" Mayor Of The Palace Of AUSTRASIA was born in 676.
Louis I "The Pious" Emperor Of The HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE [Parents] was born in Aug 778 in Casseneuil,, France.
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 Neustria
Neustria, western portion of the kingdom of the
The dynastic rivalry involved Neustria in almost constant warfare with the eastern portion of the Frankish kingdom, which became known as
The mistress of King Chilperic I of Neustria, she...
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 NEUSTRIA - Online Information article about NEUSTRIA
term Neustria came to be restricted to the district which was later called See also:
Lombardy was divided into five provinces: Neustria, Austrasia, Aemilia, Littoraria marls and Tuscia.
Austrasia was the name given to eastern Lombardy, and Neustria that given to western Lombardy, the part last occupied by the See also:
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 Capet Family 805 - 1358
Robert "the Strong", Marquis of Neustria, (a/k/a Duke Robert of France, Rutpert IV of Neustria, Graf von Paris, Robert "der Tapfere"), is the earliest male ancestor of the Capetian Dynasty known with any degree of certainty.
He succeeded in checking the depredations of the Northmen, who were laying waste the settlements near the Loire, by his bold and inspiring military leadership.
Neustria extended from the mouth of the Shelde to the Loire; later it was restricted to the region between the Seine and the Loire.
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 Frankish Kingdom Of The Merovingians
For a hundred and fifty years the Frankish world was split in two, Neustria, the nucleus of France, speaking a Latinish speech, which became at last the French language we know, and Austrasia, the Rhineland, which remained German.
The position of Mayor of the Palace also became hereditary in the seventh century, and in 687 a certain Pepin of Heristhal, the Austrasian Mayor of the Palace, had conquered Neustria and reunited all the Franks.
In the August of that year the present writer visited Soissons, and crossed the temporary wooden bridge that had been built by the English after the Battle of the Aisne from the main part of the town to the suburb of Saint Médard.
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