Judith of Bavaria

Judith of Bavaria

Birth
Altdorf, Landkreis Eichstätt, Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
Death 19 Apr 843 (aged 37–38)
Tours, Departement d'Indre-et-Loire, Centre, France
Burial Tours, Departement d'Indre-et-Loire, Centre, France
Memorial ID 84022876 · View Source
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Judith ensured that her son Charles received a share of the kingdom, just like his three half-brothers from Louis' first marriage. This contributed to the ensuing civil war among Louis and his sons. Rebels temporarily imprisoned Judith in the convent of Poitiers on allegations of adultery during 830. From 833 to 834, she was exiled in Tortona.

Judith was the first member of the Elder House of Welf to have a leading role in the Frankish kingdom. Whether by coincidence or through Judith's influence, in the years following her marriage to Louis her mother and both of her brothers gained important offices in the kingdom. Her sister Hemma married Louis the German, a son of Louis the Pious from his first marriage, in 827. Judith was buried at the basilica of St. Martin in Tours.



  • Maintained by: Blaine Barham
  • Originally Created by: Jerry Ferren
  • Added: 26 Jan 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 84022876
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Judith of Bavaria (805–19 Apr 843), Find a Grave Memorial no. 84022876, citing Abbey of St. Martin (Defunct), Tours, Departement d'Indre-et-Loire, Centre, France ; Maintained by Blaine Barham (contributor 48979655) .