Ezzo, Pfalzgraf von Lothringen

Male Abt 950 - 1034  (~ 84 years)


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  • Name Ezzo  
    Suffix Pfalzgraf von Lothringen 
    Born Abt 950  Duisburg, Nordrhein-Westphalia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 May 1034  Saalfeld, Thuringia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Aft 21 May 1034  Brauweiler Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I6015  BlytheGenealogy
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2019 

    Father Hermann VON LOTHRINGEN, Pfalzgraf bei Rhein Graf von Bonn,   b. Abt 915, Bonn, Nordrhein-Westphalia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 996 OR 20 Nov 996  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Mother Heilwig,   b. Abt 910, Dillingen, Bavaria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Bef 996  [1
    Family ID F2478  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mathilde, of Germany,   b. Summer 978, Saxony, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1025, Echtz Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Married Bef 15 Jun 991  [1
    Children 
     1. Richeza, of Pfalz-Lorraine,   b. Abt 1000,   d. 21 Mar 1063, Saalfeld, Thuringia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)
     2. Ludolf, Vogt von Brauweiler,   d. 11 Apr 1031
     3. Otto, Graf von Swaben Graf im Deutzgau P,   d. 7 Sep 1047, Tomburg Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Hermann,   d. 11 Feb 1056, Köln, Nordhein-Westfalen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Adelheid,   d. Bef 10 Jun 1011
     6. Theophano,   d. 5 Mar 1056
     7. Heilwig,   d. Abt 21 Sep 1076
     8. Mathilde,   d. Abt 1051 OR 1057
     9. Sophie,   d. Abt 1045 OR 1058, Mainz, Rheinland, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Ida,   d. Abt 7 Apr 1060 OR 8 Apr 1060
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F2520  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Wazela,   b. Abt 998, Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Heinrich,   d. 1 May 1093
     3. Ezzo,   d. Bef 1075
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F31463  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • EZZO [Ehrenfried] -Saalfeld 21 May 1034, bur Brauweiler). The Brunwil arensis Monasterii Fundatio names "Herenfridus comes palatinus, qui po st Ezo nominatus est" as husband of "Mathilde filia Magni Ottonis", an d in a later passage as son of "Hermanni comitis palatine… cognoment e Pusillus". Graf im Auel- und Bonngau. Pfalzgraf. "Heinricus… Roma norum imperator augustus" renewed the privileges of Kloster Fulda by u ndated charter, placed in the compilation with other charters dated 10 20, witnessed by "Godifridi ducis, Berinhardi ducis, Thiederici ducis , Welphonis comitis, Cunonis comitis, Kunrati comitis, Ottonis comitis , Adilbrahtis comitis, Bobonis comitis, Friderici comitis, Bezilini co mitis, Ezonis comitis palatini", the order of witnesses presumably giv ing some idea of the relative importance of these nobles at the cour t of Emperor Heinrich II at the time. Piligrim Archbishop of Kö ln co nfirmed the donation of "allodium suum in Brunwilre" to the abbey of S t Nicholas made by "Erenfridus comes palatinus [… et frater eius come s Hecelinus]… cum coniuge sua domna Mathilde" by charter dated 10 Oc t 1028. "Heinricus… Romanorum imperator augustus" confirmed the posse ssions of the church of Kö ln donated by "Erenfridus beate memoriæ co mes palatinus [et] coniuge sua domina Mathilde abbatiam in Brunwilare " and "postea defunctis supra dictis principibus filii eorum Herimannu s… Coloniensis… archiepiscopus nec non sorores eius domina Richeza Bol emiæ quondam regina ac Theophanu Asnidensis monasterii abbatissa" b y charter dated 17 Jul 1051 which also names "Etzo comes palatinus… e t frater eius comes Hezelinus". The Annales Hildesheimenses record th at "Hezo Palatinus comes" died after catching pox from his "concubin a nomine Tiethburga". The Annales Brunwilarenses record the death i n 1034 of "Erenfridus comes palatinus". He married (before 15 Jun 991 ) MATHILDE of Germany, daughter of Emperor OTTO II King of Germany an d his wife Theophano --- (Summer 978-Echtz 4 Dec 1025, bur Brauweile r Abbey). The Vita Godehardi names "Mahtildis domnæ Sophiæ sororis " as wife of "Ezonis palatine comitis". Thietmar records that "Mathil de the emperor's sister married Ezzo, who was the son of Hermann the c ount palatine", commenting that "this displeased many". Piligrim Arch bishop of Kö ln confirmed the donation of "allodium suum in Brunwilre " to the abbey of St Nicholas made by "Erenfridus comes palatinus [… e t frater eius comes Hecelinus]… cum coniuge sua domna Mathilde" by cha rter dated 10 Oct 1028. The Annales Brunwilarenses record the death i n 1025 of "domna nostra Mathilda".
      [http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/LOTHARINGIA.htm#Hermanndied996B]

  • Sources 
    1. [S3514] Foundation for Medieval Genealogy online [http://fmg.ac].