Ganger Rolf (Rollo) , "The Viking"



Ganger Rolf (Rollo) , "The Viking"

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: Cir 860
    Christening: 
          Death: Cir 927 1
         Burial: 
 Cause of Death: 
          AFN #: 
                 

Events
1. Baptism, 912

Parents
         Father: Ragnvald I "The Wise"
         Mother: Hiltrude (Raginhilde)

Spouses and Children
1. *Poppa
       Marriage: 
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. William I "Longsword"
                2. Gerloc (Adèle) 2

Notes
General:
Banished from Norway to the Hebrides cir. 876, 890 participated in Viking attack on Bayeux, where Count Berenger of Bayeux was killed and his daughter, Poppa, captured and taken, 886, by Rollo (now called Count of Rouen) as his "Danish" wife. Under the Treaty of St. Claire, 911, received the duchy of Normandy from Charles III "The Simple".

Sources


1 Ancestral Roots, Frederick Weis, (Seventh Edition 1992,1993 Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. Baltimore, Maryland ISBN 0-8063-1207-6). 110.

2 ibid. p. 128.

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