Eadgifu of Wessex

Eadgifu of Wessex

Birth
England
Death 26 Dec
France
Burial Soissons, Departement de l'Aisne, Picardie, France
Memorial ID 83787553 · View Source
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British 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-brother's court. After the death of King Rudolf of Burgundy, Louis could return and be proclaimed king. She was given the position of abbess at the Abbey Notre Dame in Laon in 937. In 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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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Lutetia
  • Added: 21 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 83787553
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eadgifu of Wessex (unknown–26 Dec), Find A Grave Memorial no. 83787553, citing Abbey of Saint-Médard de Soissons (Defunct), Soissons, Departement de l'Aisne, Picardie, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .