Hrodgaud or Rodgand was Duke of Friuli from 774 to 776. Probably he was already duke under Desiderius, even if some Frankish sources, such as the Einhardis annales, say that Charlemagne put him in power after the Siege of Pavia.
Submissions for the next carnival will be sent to Brutha Carl at A Hot Cup Of Joe, not to the old submissions address. The next open hosting slot is on 22 October. All bloggers with an interest in the subject are welcome to volunteer to me for hosting. No need to be an anthro pro. But you must, at least according to some sources, have been put in power by Charlemagne after the Siege of Pavia. Like me.
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