Pepin of Landen

  • pepin of landen and his contemporary remaclus at the façade of the provincial palace in liège

    pepin i (also peppin, pipin, or pippin) of landen (c. 580 – 27 february 640), also called the elder or the old, was the mayor of the palace of austrasia under the merovingian king dagobert i from 623 to 629. he was also the mayor for sigebert iii from 639 until his death.

    through the marriage of his daughter begga to ansegisel, a son of arnulf of metz, the clans of the pippinids and the arnulfings were united, giving rise to a family which would eventually rule the franks as the carolingians.

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Pepin of Landen and his contemporary Remaclus at the façade of the provincial palace in Liège

Pepin I (also Peppin, Pipin, or Pippin) of Landen (c. 580 – 27 February 640), also called the Elder or the Old, was the Mayor of the Palace of Austrasia under the Merovingian king Dagobert I from 623 to 629. He was also the mayor for Sigebert III from 639 until his death.

Through the marriage of his daughter Begga to Ansegisel, a son of Arnulf of Metz, the clans of the Pippinids and the Arnulfings were united, giving rise to a family which would eventually rule the Franks as the Carolingians.