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Eadgifu of Wessex
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Birth: unknown, England
Death: Dec. 26, France

Royalty. Born around 902 as the daughter of Edward I the Elder and his wife Aelflaed. She was married to Charles III of the Franks in 917 and bore him one son, Louis. After his death she sent her son to England where he lived at her half-brothers court. After the death of King Rudolf of Burgundy, Louis could return and was proclaimed king. She was given the position of abbess at the abbey Notre Dame in Laon in 937. In she 951 left Laon and married Heribert d'Omois Count of Meaux and Troyes, a son of Heribert II of Vermandois and Adele de France. She died on a 26 December after 951. Jean Mabillon described her weathered gravestone in the mid-17th century. 
 
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 Parents:
  Edward the Elder (____ - 924)
  Ælfflæd of Wiltshire
 
 Spouses:
  Charles III Carolingian
  Heribert III de Vermandois*
 
 Children:
   Louis IV (920 - 954)*
 
 Siblings:
  Eadgifu of Wessex
   Aethelstan (895 - 939)**
   Aelfweard of Wessex (904 - 924)**
  Edith of Wessex (910 - 946)*
   Eadmund I the Elder (921 - 946)**
   Eadred (923 - 955)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Abbey of Saint-Médard de Soissons (Defunct)
Soissons
Departement de l'Aisne
Picardie, France
 
Created by: Lutetia
Record added: Jan 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83787553
 


-Anonymous
 Added: Mar. 31, 2017
29th great grand aunt to my grandmother Eulah Belle Still.
- YankeeGraver
 Added: Nov. 27, 2016
My 33rd, 34th, and 36th great-grandmother.
- To Whom Do We Belong
 Added: Sep. 28, 2016
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