His victim moved to Britain for her education and was in line to take over the multi-million pound family business back in Nanjing, China, when she completed her masters in International Business.
However, as can be seen below, contemporary sources continue to refer to the duke as "dux Lotharingi" until well into the 14th century.
A jealous chef was jailed for a minimum of 18 years today for beating his millionaire heiress Chinese girlfriend to death over a phone message from another man.
Jordan Matthews, 23, who claimed to be a black belt in karate, was convicted of murdering Xixi Bi, 24, whose brother says he has 'ripped the heart' out of his family.
The duchy of Lorraine was the rump of the early medieval duchy of Upper Lotharingia, centred on Nancy.
The difficulty is pinpointing the date when "Lotharingia" transformed into "Lorraine".
The letters C, Ç, Q, V, W, and Y are also used, but only to write loanwords from other languages.