This challenge is set forth by No Story Too Small, and this week’s theme is “So Far Away.”
So, So, So, Very, Very, Far Away!
My Culpepper line is very well traced by many people, including having its own website – Culpepper Connections. My 13th great grandfather William Culpepper married Cicely Barrett. The Barrett line intersects with the Bellhouse line and the Poyntz line and can be traced all the way back to King Charlemagne, King of the Franks 748-814 A.D.
Charles Martel 688-741 Duke of the Franks, a statesman and military leader
Pepin of Herstal 635-714 Duke of the Franks
Ansegisel 610-670ish Served King Sigbert III as a Duke. Murdered.
Arnulf of Metz 582-640 Frankish bishop of Metz and advisor to the Merovingian Court.
Bodegisel ?-585 Frankish Duke. Served Kings Chilperic I and Chilperic II.
Mummolin ? Mayor of the Palace of Neustria. Married Chilperic II’s daughter.