Hugh the Great, Duke of France, Count of Paris, was born 898 in Paris, Ile-de-France, France to Robert I of France (866-923) and Béatrice of Vermandois (c880-931) and died 16 June 956 in Dourdan, Ile-de-France, France of unspecified causes. He married Judith de Maine (bef900-925) 922 JL . He married Eadhilda of Wessex (-937) 926 JL . He married Hadwig von Sachsen (c917-959) . Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814). Ancestors are from Germany, France, Belgium.


Offspring of Robert I of France and Aelis
Name Birth Death Joined with
Emma of France (894-934) 894 2 November 934 abbey of Saint-Germain-des-Prés Rudolph de Bourgogne (?-936)

Hildebranda of France (895-931) 895 931 Herbert II de Vermandois (884-943)

Offspring of Robert I of France and Béatrice of Vermandois (c880-931)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Hugh the Great (898-956) 898 Paris, Ile-de-France, France 16 June 956 Dourdan, Ile-de-France, France Judith de Maine (bef900-925)
Eadhilda of Wessex (-937)
Hadwig von Sachsen (c917-959)

Richilda of France (895-931)


Offspring of Hugh the Great and Hadwig von Sachsen (c917-959)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Beatrice de France (c938-aft987) 938 978 Frederick of Bar (?-978)

Hugh Capet, King of France (c940-996) 940 Paris, France 24 October 996 Paris, France Adelaide of Aquitaine (c945-1004)

Emma de France (?-968) 943 19 March 968 Richard I, Duke of Normandy (933-996)

Otton de Bourgogne (c945-965) 945 Error: Invalid time. Liegearde de Chalon (-aft958)

Henri I de Bourgogne (c948-1002) 948 15 October 1002 Gerberga de Macon (?-c988)
Garsende de Gascogne (c977-)
Mahaut de Chalon (?-1019)

Offspring of Hugh the Great and Raingarde
Name Birth Death Joined with
Heribert of Auxerre (?-994) 994

Common ancestors of Hugh the Great (898-956) and Judith de Maine (bef900-925)

  1. Emma of Alamannia (730-789)
  2. Gerold of Vinzgouw (c725-799)

Noteworthy descendants include

  1. Hugh Capet (c940-996)

Namesakes of Hugh the Great (898-956)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
Hugh I de Bourgogne (1057-1093)ClunyHenry de Bourgogne (1035-c1074)Sybil of Barcelona (?-?)
Hugh de Vermandois (1053-1101)Meulan-en-Yvelines, FranceTarsus, TurkeyHenry I of France (1008-1060)Anne of Kiev (c1028-1075)Adelaide de Vermandois (1064-1120)
Hugh Capet (c940-996)Paris, FranceParis, FranceHugh the Great (898-956)Hadwig von Sachsen (c917-959)Adelaide of Aquitaine (c945-1004)
Hugh the Great (898-956)Paris, Ile-de-France, FranceDourdan, Ile-de-France, FranceRobert I of France (866-923)Béatrice of Vermandois (c880-931)Judith de Maine (bef900-925)+Eadhilda of Wessex (-937)+Hadwig von Sachsen (c917-959)+Raingarde
Hugh de Bourgogne (1034-1059)Robert I de Bourgogne (1011-1076)Hélie de Semur (1016-aft1055)Sibille of Nevers (1058-1078)

Footnotes (including sources)

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