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Géza of Hungary
(0945-0997)
Henry II the Wrangler of Bavaria
(0951-0995)
Gisela of Burgundy
(Bef 0957-1006)
Saint Stephen I of Hungary
(0975-1038)
Giselle of Bavaria
(Cir 0985-1033/1065)
Agatha

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Edward the Atheling

Agatha 41

  • Marriage (1): Edward the Atheling in Hungary

   Another name for Agatha was Ágota.6

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  General Notes:

The paternity of his wife Agatha is debated: the medieval sources agree that she was a sister of Hungarian Queen , and disagree as to other details. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle and Florence of Worcester 's "Chronicon ex chronicis" describe Agatha as a blood relative of the Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor . Based on these sources, prominent genealogist Szabolcs de Vajay popularized an idea that she was the daughter of the Emperor's elder (uterine) half-brother, Liudolf, Count of Friesland (1962). Agatha's rare Greek name was recently interpreted in favour of a different version, expounded by Geoffrey Gaimar and Roger of Howden, that her father was a "Russian king", i.e. Yaroslav the Wise . 6


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Agatha married Edward the Atheling, son of Edmund II Ironside of England and Ealdgyth, in Hungary. (Edward the Atheling was born about 1016 and died in 1057.)