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Hildegarde Empress Of The West
Birth: 757
Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Death: 783, France

Hildegard of Vinzgouw

She was the daughter of Gerold I Duke of Swabia, Count of Vinzgouw and Count in the Anglachau and Imma Duchess of Swabia. Granddaughter of Gerold Bishop of Mayence and Hnabi, Duke of Alamannia. Born about 757 and died in 783.

Hildegard was the second wife of Charlemagne. They were married about 771, and had the following children:
* Charles, Count of Maine, joint King of the Franks
* Adelaide
* Pippin Carloma, King of Italy
* Rotrude, mistress of Rorgo of Rennes, became a nun
* Louis the Pious, king of Aquitaine and Emperor
* Lothair, twin brother of Louis, died young
* Bertha, mistress of Angilbert
* Gisela, died early
* Hildegarde, died early

After her death, Charlemagne married a third wife, Fastrada. in 784, and had a fourth wife, Luitgard.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Gerold I von Vinzgau
  Emma von Alemannen von Vinzgau
 
 Spouse:
  Emperor Charlemagne (742 - 814)
 
 Children:
  Louis I of the Franks*
  Pepin Carolingian of Italy*
 
 Siblings:
  Gerold II In der Baar*
  Adrian d'Orleans*
  Hildegarde Empress Of The West (757 - 783)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Arnoul Royal Abbey
Metz
Departement de la Moselle
Lorraine, France
 
Maintained by: Anne Shurtleff Stevens
Originally Created by: Jerry Ferren
Record added: Jan 26, 2012
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Rest in peace Ma'am
- Thomas E. LaFollette
 Added: Dec. 7, 2016
For my 32nd Great Grandmother: May our Ancestors never be forgotten....
- Beverly J Peterson-Sawyer
 Added: Dec. 2, 2016
The women are always more important than they appear and left out of the story. Ancestors - We come through you and must not forget you. You lived - felt the sun and the wind and had life and we are of you, as our children and our children's children...(Read more)
- Amy Cox
 Added: Nov. 5, 2016
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