The PEDIGREE of
Marozia (de TUSCULUM) of ROME

 
     Senatrix & Patria of ROME; aka Maricucca (Marozzia) di CRESCENTII; (her association with the House of CRESCENTII may be confused, this `surname' used ambiguously in that era; Murderer)

    External page: She was `from her early youth inflamed by the fires of Venus'; seduced the Pope himself. Not to be outdone, Marozia's mother took a lover, and made him into Pope John X. That Pope turned against the family, but after he forced Marozia to view her husband's murdered and mutilated corpse, Marozia had John X killed (her 2nd husband Guido perhaps personally suffocating the imprisoned Pope); she hand-picked the next three Popes including her own bastard son. As 3rd husband (not counting Pope Sergius III !) she picked the King of Italy, but the wedding was marred by an altercation between groom and bride's teen-age son; this resulted in King Hugh fleeing Rome; Marozia's son became de facto King and took his step-sister as wife. Marozia had a lover, mother's lover, son, grandson, great grandson, and great great grandson, who were all Popes -- surely a record!

     Born:  abt. 875    Died:  abt. 935     d. in prison


Poss. HM George I's 20-Great Grandmother.       Poss. HRE Ferdinand I's 17-Great Grandmother.       Poss. HRE Charles VI's 21-Great Grandmother.       Poss. U.S. President [WASHINGTON]'s 24-Great Grandmother.       Poss. PM Churchill's 27-Great Grandmother.       Poss. Otto von Bismarck's 25-Great Grandmother.       Poss. Agnes Harris's 24-Great Grandmother.       Poss. `Osawatomie' Brown's 26-Great Grandmother.

 poss. Husbands/Partners:       Alberigo (Margrave/Duke) of SPOLETO   ;   Gui (Guido Wido) de LUCCA   ;   Pope Sergius III (Sergio de COMIS)   ;   Hugh d' ARLES (King) of ITALY   ;   Gui (Guido) de LUCCA [alt ped]   ;   Alberigo of SPOLETO
 Children:       Alberigo II (Principe) dei ROMANI   ;   Adalbert III di LUCCA (Margrave) of TUSCANY   ;   Pope John XI   ;   (by Alberic) some other children   ;   (by Guido) Theodora Berta of Lucca   ;   Anskar of Spoleto
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/-- prob.  Suppo I von SPOLETO (Count) of BRESCIA
/-- Adelgis (Count) of PARMA (of SPOLETO-PARMA)
/  \-- poss.  Burcia
/-- Maurin (Pfalzgrave) of PARMA  (? - 839?)
| (skip this generation?)
/   | OR: Maurin von BRESCIA   +====> [ 1]
/-- poss.  Suppo II (Margrave) of SPOLETO  (835? - 885?)
/-- Teofilatto (Theophylactus) of ROME  (860? - 926?)
/-- Wilfred (poss. di SPOLETO)
/  \-- poss.  Bertha (di CAMRINO)  (? - by 921)
- Marozia (de TUSCULUM) of ROME
\-- Theodora (of SPOLETO ?)  (867? - 932?)
 


  Her (poss.) Grandchildren:       Theophylactus of SPOLETO   ;   Guilla di SPOLETO [alt ped]   ;   Pope John XII (Ottaviano di SPOLETO)   ;   Obert I (Marquis) of ITALY
 
  Her (poss.) Great Grandchildren:       Gregory (I; II; Count) of TUSCULUM   ;   Pope Benedict VII (de COMIS)   ;   Oberto Obizzo (I; II; Marquis) of ITALY   ;   Adalberto II d' ESTE   ;   Alberto di LUNI
 

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