Ostrogoths, Visigoths and Langobards

Genealogier for herskerne

Updated 24. oktober 2011.

Contents:
Longobards - B numbers
Ostrogoths - A numbers
Visigoths - C numbers
Vandals - D numbers


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Abbreviations used:
b = brother of, d = daughter of, m = married to (year), s = son of,
gs = grandson of, ggs = great grandson; † = died; ‡ = buried.

Longobard Rulers - Lombard Kings

No. Ruled King's name and relations
Queen's name and relations
B-11 568-572 Alboin;
King of Lombardy from 568;
B-12 572-574 Cleph;
King of Lombardy from 573;

child :
1.   Authari (B-13);
B-13 584-590 Authari;
s(B-12);
King of Lombardy from 584;

Theudelinde; d Duke of Bavaria;
B-14 590-615 Agilulf;
King of Lombardy from 590;

child :
1.   Adalwald (B-15);
B-15 615-624 Adalwald;
s(B-14);
B-16 624-636 Ariwald;
King of Lombardy from 624;
B-17 636-653 Rothari;
King of Lombardy from 636;
Issued 643 Edictus Rothari;
Last Arian king.
B-18 653-661 Aribert I;
King of Lombardy from 653;
First Catholic king;

children :
1.   Godebert (B-19);
2.   Daughter;
   m Grimwald I of Benevento (B-20);
3.   Perctarit (B-22);
B-19 661-662 Godebert;
s(B-18);
King of Lombardy from 661;

child :
1.   Raginbert (B-24);
B-20 662-671 Grimwald I;
King of Lombardy from 662;

Daughter of Aribert I (B-18);
child :
1.   Garibald (B-21);
B-21 671-672 Garibald;
s(B-20);
King of Lombardy from 671;
B-22 672-688 Perctarit;
s(B-18);
King of Lombardy from 672;

child :
1.   Cunincbert (B-23);
B-23 688-700 Cunincbert;
s(B-22);
King of Lombardy from 688;
B-24 700-701 Raginbert;
s(B-19);
King of Lombardy from 700;

child :
1.   Aribert II (B-25);
B-25 701-712 Aribert II;
s(B-24);
King of Lombardy from 701;
B-26 712-744 Luitprand;
King of Lombardy from 712;
Had a brother whose son succeeded Luitprand;
B-27 744-744 Hildebrand;
s of brother to (B-26);
King of Lombardy from 744;
B-28 744-749 Ratchis;
King of Lombardy from 744;
B-29 749-756 Aistulf;
b(B-28);
King of Lombardy from 749;
Conquered Ravenna; end of the Byzantine Exarcat in Ravenna;
B-30 756-774 Desiderius;
King of Lombardy from 756;
Duke of Toscany;

children :
1.   Adelgis (B-31);
2.   Desideria (name uncertain);
   m 770 Charlemagne; divorced 771;
B-31 758-774 Adelgis;
s(B-30);
King of Lombardy from 758;

The Lombard kings from 800 are listed under Italy

Heruli Rulers

No. Ruled King's name and relations
Queen's name and relations
H-001 476-493 Odoacer;
† 493;
A ruler under the Byzantine emperor;

Ostrogoth Rulers

Yderligere information om visigoter
No. Ruled King's name and relations
Queen's name and relations
A-97 - Gapt;
child :
1.   Hulmul (A-98);
A-98 - Hulmul;
s(A-97);

child :
1.   Augis (A-99);
A-99 - Augis;
s(A-98);

child :
1.   Amal (A-00);
A-00 - Amal the Fortunate;
s(A-99);

child :
1.   Hisarna (A-01);
A-01 - Hisarna;
s(A-00);

child :
1.   Ostrogotha (A-02);
A-02 - Ostrogotha the Patient;
s(A-01);

child :
1.   Hunuil (A-03);
A-03 - Hunuil;
s(A-02);

child :
1.   Athal (A-04);
A-04 - Athal the Mild;
s(A-03);

children :
1.   Achiulf (A-05);
2.   Odwulf;
A-05 - Achiulf;
s(A-04);
children :
1.   Ansila;
2.   Ediulf;
3.   Vuftwulf (A-06);
4.   Hermanaric (A-05a);
A-05a 335-375 Hermanaric = Hermanric;
s(A-05); † 375;
King of the Ostrogoths from 335;

child :
1.   Hunimund (A-05b); † 415;
A-05b 375-415 Hunimund the Beautiful;
s(A-05a); † 415;
King of the Ostrogoths from 375;

children :
1.   Gesimund;
2.   Thorismund (A-05c);
A-05c 415-417 Thorismund the Chaste;
s(A-05b); † ca. 417;
King of the Ostrogoths from 415;

child :
1.   Berismund (A-05d);
A-05e - Wideric;
s(A-05d);

child :
1.   Eutharic; m Amalasuntha (A-11-3);
A-06 - Vultuulf = Wuftwulf;
s(A-05);

child :
1.   Valaravans (A-07);
A-07 - Valaravans = Walavarans;
s(A-06);

children :
1.   Vinitharius (A-08);
A-08 - Vinitharius = Winithar the Just = Aequitas;
s(A-07);

child :
1.   Vandalarius (A-09);
2.   Wideric; sometime king of the Ostrogoths;
A-09 - Vandalarius = Wandalar;
s(A-08);

children :
1.   Valamir (A-09a); † 469;
2.   Thiudimir (A-10);
3.   Vidimir the Elder (A-09b); † 473;
A-09a -470 Valamir = Walamir the Faithful = Fides;
s(A-09) † 470;
King of the Ostrogoths to 470;
A-09b 470-473 Vidimir = Widemir;
s(A-09) † 473;
King of the Ostrogoths from 470;

child :
1.   Widemir; † ;
A-10 - Thiurdimir = Theodemir = Theudemir the Pious= Pietas;
s(A-09); † 474;

Ereleuva = Erelieva = Eusebia;
children :
1.   Amalafrida;
     m(1) unknown;
     m(2) King Thrasamund of the Vandals;
2.   Theodoric (A-11); † 526;
3.   Thiudimund;
4.   daughter; † 479;
A-11 489-526 Theodoric the Great = Theodoric den Store;
Roman name: Flavius Theodoricus and called Sapientia;
German name-form: Dietrich von Bern;
s(A-10); * 454; † 30/8 526;
First Ostrogoth ruler, king of the Ostrogoths from 489;
Ruler of Italy from 493;
Regent of the Visigoths from 511 to 526; See Amalaric C-20);

Audefleda; sister of Clovis (Fr. 801A);
children :
1.   Thiudigotho; m Alaric II (C-18);
2.   Ostrogotho;
   m King Sigismund of Burgundy;
     they got:
     a) Sigeric; † 522;
3.   Amalasuintha; † 535, murdered by cousin Theodahad (A-13);
     m Eutharic (A-05e-1);
     they got:
     a) Athalaric (A-12); † 534;
     b) Matasuntha;
        m(1) Vitigis (A-14); and
        m(2) Germanus, a cousin or nephew of Justinian;
4.   Daughter;
   m Tuluin;
5.   Daughter;
   m Flavius Maximus;

Theodoric had a number of concubines besides his queen and the actual mother of the children is not known;
A-12 526-534 Athalaric;
s(A-11-3); † 534;
King of the Ostrogoths from 526; Mother regent until the king died;
A-13 534-536 Theodahad = Theodatus;
s(A-10-1); cousin to Amalasuintha; † 536;
Co-ruler - king - of the Ostrogoths from 535;

Gudeliva;
child :
1.   Theudegisklos; † 554;
2.   Theudenanda; m Ebermud;
A-14 536-540 Vitiges = Witiges;
Imprisoned by Belisarius 540;
Matasuntha; her m(1); d (A-10-3);
A-15 540-540
or
540-541
Hildibad = Ildibad = Theodobald;
A-16 540-541 Euraric;
A-17 541-552 Totila = Baduela;
s of brother to (A-15); † July 552 in battle, Taginae;
King of the Ostrogoths from 541;

Bertoare; m 549;
A-18 552-553 Teias = Teiam = Teja;
† October 552 eller 553;
King from July 552 / 553;
King Teias was killed in the battle at Mons Lactarius together with his successors Aligern, Scipuar and Gibal in October 553; they became the last Ostrogoth kings;

Visigoth Rulers

Yderligere information om visigoter
No. Ruled King's name and relations
Queen's name and relations
C-01 369-381 Athanaric;
Probably a grandson of Ariaric who settled a foederati contract with Constantine in 332.
And Athanaric's father was Aoric who was given as a hostage to Constantine at the same negotiations in 332.
King of the Visigoths from 369;
Athanaric was a Tervingian;

Rothesteus was sub-king under (C-01);
Winguric was sub-king under (C-01;
C-02 376-376 Alavivus;
King or usurper king while Athanaric was king;
C-03 369-380
or
376-380;
Fritigern;
Usurper king during the reign of Athanaric and Emperor Valens (1480E)
C-11 395-410 Alaric I = Alarik I;
Alaric's origin is obscure; the sagas mention along his line going backwards: Athanaric - Aoric - Ariaric;
King of the Visigoths from 395;
Of the Balti dynasty, Arian religion;
Succeeded by his brother in law (C-12);

Sister to Athaulf (C-12);
children :
1.   Theodoric I (C-14);
2.-   Other children;
C-12 410-415 Athaulf = Ataulf;
b-in-law (C-11);
King of the Visigoths from 410;
Of the Balti dynasty, Arian religion;

Unknown; m(1);

Galla Placida; m(2);
children :
1.   unknown; † 415;
2.   Theodosius; † 415;
C-12a 415 Sigeric = Sigerik;
King of the Visigoths in 415;
Of the Balti dynasty, Arian religion;
C-13 415-418 Wallia;
King of the Visigoths from 415 to 417 or 418;
Of the Balti dynasty, Arian religion;

Defeated the Siling Vandals and Alans in 417;
C-14 418-451 Theodoric I = Theoderik I;
s(C-11);
King of the Visigoths from 417 or 418;
Of the Balti dynasty, Arian religion;
Battle of the Catalaunian Plains in France in 451;

children :
1.   Thorismund (C-15);
2.   Theodoric II (C-16);
3.   Euric (C-17);
4.   Frideric; † 463;
5.   Retemeris = Ricimer;
6.   Himnerith;
7.   Daughter who m Huneric of the Vandals ;
8.   Daughter who m a Suevic king;
C-15 451-453 Thorismund = Thorismud;
s(C-14);
King of the Visigoths from 451;
Of the Balti dynasty, Arian religion;
C-16 453-466 Theodoric II = Theoderik II;
s(C-14);
King of the Visigoths from 453;
Of the Balti dynasty, Arian religion;
Migrated into Spain and pushed the Suevi further south and west in 456;
C-17 466-484 Euric Eurico = Eurik;
s(C14);
King of the Visigoths from 466;
Of the Balti dynasty, Arian religion;

Ragnahild;
child :
1.   Alaric II (C-18);
C-18 484-507 Alaric II = Alarico = Alarik II;
s(C-17);
King of the Visigoths from 484;
Of the Balti dynasty, Arian religion;
The Franks pushed the Visigoths from France to Spain in 507;

Thiudigotho; d (A-11);
children :
1.   Gesalaric (C-19);
2.   Amalaric (C-20);
1.   Eustere;
   m Theodoric (France 802);
C-19 507-511 Gesalaric = Gesalech = Gesalee;
s(C-18);
King of the Visigoths from 507;
Of the Balti dynasty, Arian religion;
C-20 511-531 Amalaric = Amalarico = Amalrik;
s(C-18);
King of the Visigoths from 511;
Theodoric the Great was regent from 511 to 526;
The Visigothic centre moved to Toledo in 527;
The last king of the Balti dynasty, Arian religion;
C-21 531-548 Theudis;
King of the Visigoths from 531;
Arian;
C-22 548-549 Theudigisel;
King of the Visigoths from 548;
Arian;
C-23 549-555 Agila I;
King of the Visigoths from 549;
Arian;
C-24 555-567 Athanagild;
King of the Visigoths from 555;
Arian;

Goswinda;
She re-m (C-26);
children :
1.   Theodosia; m (C-26);
2.   Galsonte; † 568;
     m 567 King Chilperich I (France 811);
C-25 567-572 Liuva I = Leuva = Leova I;
b(C-26);
King of the Visigoths from 567, from 568 only for the area Narbonensis; Co-ruler with brother Theodomir from 568;
Arian;
C-26 568-586 Leovigild I = Liuvigild I = Leodegild I;
b(C-25); † 586;
King of the Visigoths from 568, until 572 only ruler of the Spanish areas;
Co-ruler with brother to 572; from 572 ruler of the whole realm;
Arian;

Theodosia; m(1); d (C-24);
children :
1.   Reccared I (C-27);
2.   Hermengild (C-27a); † 13/4 586;

Goswinda; m(2); widow of (C-24); and mother to Leovigild's first wife;
no children ;
C-27 586-601 Reccared I = Rekkared I = Recaredo;
s(C-26); † June 601;
King of the Visigoths from 586;
Standard form of kingdom established in 589;
First Catholic king, converted his people 587 or 589;
Rebel king Segga ruled 586-587;

Bauda; m(1);
child :
1.   Liuva II (C-28);

Chlodoswintha of Austrasia; m(2) 594;
child :
2.   Swinthila (C-33);
C-27a 572-586 Hermengild II the Holy;
s(C-26); † 13/4 586;
Sub-king i Baetica 580-586, revolted and was executed by his father;
Ingunda of Austrasia; † 585; m 580;
cchild:
1.   Athanagild;
     m Flavia Juliana of emperor Mauricius' line; they got:
     a) Ardabast; who got:
       i) Ervik (C-40);
C-28 601-603 Liuva II = Leova II;
s(C-27); † 603, murdered;
King of the Visigoths from 601;
C-29 603-610 Witterich = Witterik;
King of the Visigoths from 603;
C-30 610-612 Gundemar;
King of the Visigoths from 610;
C-31 612-621 Sisebut = Sigebut;
King of the Visigoths from 612;

children :
1.   Reccared II (C-32);
2.   Theodora;
     m King Swinthila (C-33);
C-32 621-621 Reccared II = Rekkared II;
s(C-31);
King of the Visigoths from 621;
C-33 621-631 Swinthila= Suinthila;
King of the Visigoths from 621;

Theodora; d King Sigebut (C-31);
children :
1.   Reccimer; associate ruler 626-631; † 631;
2.   Sisenand (C-34);
3.   Chinthila (C-35);
4.   Chindaswind (C-37);
5.   Liubigotona; m Ervik (C-40);
C-34 631-636 Sisenand;
s(C-33); † ca. 636;
King of the Visigoths from 631;
Rebel king Iudila ruled 632-633;
633 Council of Toledo;
C-35 636-639
or
636-640
Chintila = Chinthila;
s(C-33); † 640;
King of the Visigoths from 636;

child :
1.   Tulga (C-36);
C-36 640-642 Tulga = Fulka;
s(C-35); †: 642;
King of the Visigoths from 640;
C-37 642-653 Chindaswinth;
s(C-33); † 1/10 653;
King of the Visigoths from 642;

Rekiberga;
children :
1.   Recceswinth (C-38);
2.   Theodofred, Duke of Cordoba;
     m Princess Recilona of Cordoba; they got:
     a) Roderic (C-43);
3.   Favila, Duke of Cantabria; he got:
     a) King Pelayo of Asturias, who ruled 718-737;
C-38 649-672
or
653-672
Recceswinth = Recdeswinth = Rekkeswinth = Rekkaswinth;
s(C-37); † 1/9 672;
King of the Visigoths from 649 as co-ruler, from 653 sole king;
C-39 672-680 Wamba;
King of the Visigoths from 672;
During his reign two rebel kings tried to take control: Hilderic in 672 and Paul in 672-673;
C-40 680-687 Erwig = Ervik = Euric;
s(C-27a-1-a); † 15/11 687;
King of the Visigoths from 680;

Liubigotona; d King Swinthila (C-33);
child :
1.   Cixillo; m Egica (C-41);
C-41 687-702 Egica = Ergica;
† 701 or 702;
King of the Visigoths from 687;
Rebel king Suniefres tried to take control in 693;

Cixillo; d (C-40);
child :
1.   Witiza (C-42);
C-42 694-710
or
702-710
Witiza;
s(C-41);
King of the Visigoths from 694 as co-ruler in Gallaecia, from 702 as sole king for the whole realm;
Abdicated 710;
C-43 710-711 Roderic = Roderik;
† 19/7 711 at the battle at Guadelete in Spain;
King of the Visigoths from 710;
Possibly only for Lusitania and Carthaginiensis;
C-44 711-714 Achila II = Agila II;
King of the Visigoths in Tarraconensis and Narbonensis from 711;
Rebel king Oppa in 712;
The invading muslims - the Omayyads - defeated the Visigoths in 711 and settled in Spain;
C-45 714-721 Ardo;
King of the Visigoths in Narbonensis from 714;

Vandal Rulers

No. Ruled King's name and relations
Queen's name and relations
D-00 -406 Godegisel = Godigisclus;
King of the Vandals to ca. 406;

children :
1.   Gunderic (D-10);
2.   Gaiseric (D-20);
D-10 406-428 Gunderic = Guntheric;
s(D-00); † 427 or 428;
King of the Vandals from ca. 406;
D-20 428-477
or
439-477
Gaiseric = Genseric;
s(D-00);
King of the Vandals from 428 or 439;
Vandals invaded Africa from Spain in 428 and spread along the Mediterranean coast;
Carthago was sieged and captured in 439;
Rome's supply of grain from North Africa was cut off;
Vandals sacked Rome in 455;

children :
1.   Genzo (D-22);
2.   Huneric (D-30);
3.   Theodoric;
D-22 - Genzo = Gento = Gentunis;
s(D-20); † ca. 477;

children :
1.   Godagis;
2.   Gunthamund (D-40);
3.   Thrasamund (D-50);
4.   Gelaris (D-55);;
D-30 477-484 Huneric;
s(D-20);
King of the Vandals from 477;

Unknown name; m(1); d Theodoric I;

Eudocia; m(2); d Emperor Valentinian III;
children :
1.   Hilderic (D-60);
2.   son; who got:
     a) Hoamer the Achilles of the Vandals;
     b) Evagees;
D-40 484-496 Gunthamund;
s(D-22); † 496;
King of the Vandals from 484;
D-50 496-523 Thrasamund;
s(D-22); † 523;
King of the Vandals from 496;

Amalafrida m(2); sister of Theodoric;
children :
1.   Theodahad (A-13);
2.   Amalaberga;
     m King Herminafrid of the Thuringians;
D-55 - Gelaris;
s(D-22);

children :
1.   Gelimer (D-70);
2.   Tzazo; † 533;
3.   Ammatas; † 533;
D-60 523-530 Hilderic;
s(D-30); † 533;
King of the Vandals from 523;
D-70 530-534
or
531-534
Gelimer;
s(D-55); † 534;
King of the Vandals from 530 or 531;
The Vandals were defeated by Roman forces under Belisarius in 534;
The Vandal state collapsed and definitively ended;


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