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Alfred the Great of Wessex & Kent
(0849-0899)
Ealhswith of the Gaini
(-0905)
Æthelhelm
(Cir 0859-0923)
Elswitha
Edward I the Elder of Wessex and Kent
(0869-0924)
Ælflaeda
(Cir 0890-Cir 0918)
Eadgifu
(-Cir 0953)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Charles III the Simple of France

2. Herbert the Elder of Meaux

Eadgifu 1516,1517

  • Marriage (1): Charles III the Simple of France in 919
  • Marriage (2): Herbert the Elder of Meaux in 951 in St Quentin, France
  • Died: Cir 953

   Other names for Eadgifu were Edgifu, Ogiva 90 and Edgiva of England.

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  General Notes:

When Louis's father, Charles III the Simple, was imprisoned in 923, his mother, Eadgifu, daughter of the Anglo-Saxon king Edward the Elder, took Louis to England.

She was married, a second time, in 931 (951?) with Heribert the Old.


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Eadgifu married Charles III the Simple of France, son of Louis the Stammerer of France and Adelheid of Friuli, in 919. (Charles III the Simple of France was born on 17 Sep 879, died on 7 Oct 929 in Péronne, Somme, France and was buried in L'abbaye de St-Fursy, Péronne, Somme, France.)


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Eadgifu next married Herbert the Elder of Meaux, son of Herbert II of Vermandois and Luitgard of Paris, in 951 in St Quentin, France. (Herbert the Elder of Meaux was born circa 910 and died circa 993-995.)


  Marriage Notes:

Children:
1: Stephen I of Vermandois, Count of Vermandois, b. ABT 952
2: Agnes, b. 953