Veel gestelde vragen This is a new feature at this site. An interactive way to talk about the genealogies

The owner of this website pays about 400 dollar per month to keep this webiste in the air. In order to view the data follow this link donate any amount you want. Now also possible on a bankaccount in the Netherlands, made possible by the familybank . The site gets 80.000 hits daily. Please click on the advertisements to generate money for me

Home Search Login Your Bookmarks  
Share Print Bookmark

Quierzy-sur-Oise, Picardie, France


Notes: Quierzy-sur-Oise is a French commune in the département of Aisne, in the région of Picardie, straddling the Oise River between Noyon and Chauny.
The peaceful village was the site of a major villa or palatium in the Merovingian and Carolingian eras, and the site of assemblies of the Frankish nobles, of synods of bishops and abbots and other important events. Here Charles Martel died, 22 October 741, and it was probably at Quierzy that Charlemagne was born the following 2 April.
The name of the place appears in documents as Cariciacum, Carisiacum, Charisagum, Karisiacum. Of the royal residence of the Merovingians and the house of Pepin, only traces of earthworks remain, in fields outside Quierzy, in the direction of Manicamp. The Château de Quierzy on the bank of the Oise, rebuilt in the fifteenth century as the fortress of the bishops of Noyon, survives as a single tower.
Quierzy was already a significant stronghold of Neustria at the opening of the seventh century. In events recorded in the Chronicle of Fredegar, when Protadius, the mayor of the palace of Burgundy and the noble lover of Brunhilda, the grandmother of and regent for King Theuderic II. Brunhilda pressured her grandson to go to war against her other grandson, Theudebert II of Austrasia, but when at Quierzy in 606, Theuderic assembled the army, the men did not want to fight their fellow Franks: Protadius was promptly killed by the warriors and the king forced to sign a treaty.
In January 754 Pepin the Short received Pope Stephen II at Quierzy, and his decision was taken to adopt the Roman liturgy and Gregorian chant in his domaines. The Donation of Pippin is alleged to have been made at Quierzy to Pope Stephen II, granting him the Exarchate of Ravenna. For his part the pope legitimized the Carolingians. Charlemagne confirmed this donation in 774, in Rome.
Pepin spent the winter of 762 at Quierzy. Charlemagne convoked an assembly of the nobles in January 775, in preparation of his invasion of…


City/Town : Latitude: 49.570878, Longitude: 3.144038


Matches 1 to 1 of 1

   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Died    Person ID 
1 des Francs, Karel  22 October 741Quierzy-Sur-Oise, Picardie, France I23536


Ik vind deze site geweldig en wil graag financieel helpen het in stand te houden

Klik alstublieft hier om te lezen
over de veranderde situatie

I like this service very much and I want to donate money    


This site powered by The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding ©, written by Darrin Lythgoe 2001-2020.