Saint Begga

Saint Begga

Birth
Leuven, Arrondissement Leuven, Flemish Brabant (Vlaams-Brabant), Belgium
Death 17 Dec 693 (aged 77–78)
Andenne, Arrondissement de Namur, Namur, Belgium
Burial Andenne, Arrondissement de Namur, Namur, Belgium
Memorial ID 5885 · View Source
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Saint. Founder of the convent at Andenne, also great-great-great-grandmother of the Emperor Charlemagne. Begga was the daughter of Pepin of Landen, mayor of the palace, and St. Itta. She married Ansegilius, son of St. Arnulf of Metz, and their son was Pepin of Herstal, founder of the Carolingian dynasty of rulers in France. On the death of her husband in the year 691, she built a church and convent at Andenne on the Meuse River and died there. Her feast day is December 17th.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 12 Jul 1999
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5885
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Saint Begga (615–17 Dec 693), Find a Grave Memorial no. 5885, citing Saint Begga's Collegiate Church, Andenne, Arrondissement de Namur, Namur, Belgium ; Maintained by Find A Grave .