Lambert of Italy

king of Italy, Holy Roman Emperor, and Duke of Spoleto and Camerino (880-898)

Lambert (c. 880 – 15 October 898) was the King of Italy from 891, Holy Roman Emperor, co-ruling with his father from 892, and Duke of Spoleto and Camerino (as Lambert II) from his father's death in 894.

Lambert of Italy
Emperor of the Romans
Four kings of Italy.jpg
Lambert (second from left) depicted as one of the kings who had favoured and protected the abbey of San Clemente a Casauria.
From the Chronicon Casauriense, 12th-century manuscript
Emperor in Italy
Reign891–898
PredecessorGuy III of Spoleto
SuccessorArnulf of Carinthia
Died898
Spinetta Marengo, Italy
Burial
HouseGuideschi
FatherGuy III of Spoleto
MotherAgeltrude

He was the son of Guy III of Spoleto and Ageltrude, born in San Rufino. He was the last ruler to issue a capitulary in the Carolingian tradition.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Kreutz, Barbara (1996). Before the Normans: Southern Italy in the Ninth and Tenth Centuries. University of Pennsylvania Press.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)