Gisela of Swabia

Gisela of Swabia

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Death 15 Feb 1043 (aged 43)
Goslar, Landkreis Goslar, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
Burial Speyer, Stadtkreis Speyer, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Memorial ID 27095447 · View Source
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German Royalty. Duchess of Swabia, German Queen, and Roman Empress. Daughter of Hermann II of Swabia and Gerberge of Burgundy a granddaughter of Louis IV "d'Outre Mer" and Gerberge of Saxony. She was beautiful, intelligent and the heiress of a big fortune, so many wanted to marry her. She first married around 1002 Bruno of Brunswick. Around 1010 she married Duke Ernst I of Swabia and became the mother of the later Dukes Ernst II and Hermann IV. In 1016 she was married to Konrad II and was crowned queen in Cologne in September 1024. In 1027 they received the imperial crown from Pope John XIX in Rome. She gave birth to three children in this third marriage. Heinrich, born in 1017, would later become Emperor Heinrich II, and their daughter Mathilde married later King Henri I of France. Beatrix, their third child only lived for six years.


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  • Created by: Lutetia
  • Added: 26 May 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27095447
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gisela of Swabia (11 Nov 999–15 Feb 1043), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27095447, citing Cathedral of Speyer, Speyer, Stadtkreis Speyer, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany ; Maintained by Lutetia (contributor 46580078) .