Rudolph II King of Burgundy
(Abt 0902-0937)
Bertha von Swabia Queen Of Burgundy
(Abt 0907-0967)

Adelheid Princess of Burgundy, Empress Of Roman Empire
(Abt 0931-0999)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Emperor Otto I "The Great" of the Holy Roman Empire, King Of The Germans

2. Lothaire II of Arles King of Italy and Germany

Adelheid Princess of Burgundy, Empress Of Roman Empire

  • Born: Abt 931, Bourgogne, Champagne, France
  • Marriage (1): Emperor Otto I "The Great" of the Holy Roman Empire, King Of The Germans in 951
  • Marriage (2): Lothaire II of Arles King of Italy and Germany
  • Died: 22 Dec 999, Selz, Alsace, France about age 68

  General Notes:

As the widow of Duke Lothar of Burgundy, she married to Otto I at the age of 20. He let her control the lands she brought into the marriage, and even added some he owned. In 976 and 985 she Presided over the hearings of the Royal Court in Italy. When her husband died, she became regent for her son Otto II, who included her in his decrees, arriving at decisions "with the advice of my pious and dearest mother." After her son's death she became joint regent with her daughter-in-law, Theophano, for the 3 year old, Otto III, and after Theophano died, Adelaide became sole regent. After he came of age at the age of 14, she lived in a nunnery using the title "Adelheida, by God's gift Empress, by herself a poor sinner and God's maidservant”. She lived (931-999)

Adelheid married Emperor Otto I "The Great" of the Holy Roman Empire, King Of The Germans, son of Heinrich I "The Fowler" King Of The Germans Duke Of Saxony and Saint Mathilde Countess of Ringelheim Queen Of The Germans, in 951. (Emperor Otto I "The Great" of the Holy Roman Empire, King Of The Germans was born on 23 Nov 912 in Saxony, Germany, died on 7 May 973 in Memleben, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany and was buried in 973 in Cathedral of Magdeburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.)

Adelheid next married Lothaire II of Arles King of Italy and Germany, son of Hugh of Arles and Unknown. (Lothaire II of Arles King of Italy and Germany died in 950.)



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