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Matilda of Frisia

Matilda of Frisia

Frankish Queen consort
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro Frankish Queen consort
Gender female
Death Paris
Father: LiudolfMargrave of Frisia
Siblings: Bruno IIEgbert IMargrave of Meissen
Spouse: Henry I of France
The details

Matilda of Frisia (died in 1044) was the first queen of Henry I, King of the Franks. Her date of birth is unknown.
She was the daughter of Liudolf, Margrave of Frisia, and Gertrude of Egisheim.
Matilda and Henry were married in 1034 after the death of his fiancée Matilda of Franconia.
Around 1040, Matilda of Frisia gave birth to a daughter, but both mother and daughter died shortly after each other in 1044. Matilda was buried in St Denis Abbey, but her tomb is not preserved.
Henry married Anne of Kiev after her death.

Proposed ancestry

Brun I, Count of Brunswick
Gisela of Swabia
Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor
Gertrude of Egisheim
Liudolf, Margrave of Frisia
Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor
Matilda of Franconia
Henry I
King of the Franks

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