Person:Lambert II of Nantes (1)

Lambert II of Nantes, Count of Nantes
d.1 May 0852
Facts and Events
Name Lambert II of Nantes, Count of Nantes
Gender Male
Birth[3] est 816 probably Nantes, Loire-Atlantique, France
Marriage est 850 to Princess Rotrude of Italy
Death[1][2] 1 May 0852 killed in battle
Burial[2] Savenay, Loire-Atlantique, France


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Lambert II (died 852) was the Count of Nantes and Prefect of the Breton March between 843 and 851. Lambert ruled the county in opposition to Amaury, the puppet count installed by Charles the Bald, King of West Francia. At his death, the county was effectively in Breton control. Lambert was the son of Lambert I and his wife Itta.

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References
  1. Lambert II of Nantes, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).

    Wikipedia indicates that he had a son also named Lambert, and there is an entry for Lambert III, who married Rotrud. This appears to be an error, possibly based on the fact that the death of Lambert II was recorded in a document in 860 as well as being reported as occurring in 852. However, in both records, Lambert was killed by Count Gauzberto.

  2. 2.0 2.1 LAMBERT, son of LAMBERT I Marchese and Duke of Spoleto & his wife [--- of Italy] (-killed in battle 1 May 852, bur Savenai)., in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  3. Birth year estimated based on approx birth year of his mother.