Emma of France
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|Emma of France|
|Spouse||Rudolph of Burgundy|
|Father||Robert I of France|
|Mother||Aelis of Maine|
|Died||November 2, 934|
In 921 she married Duke Rudolph of Burgundy. Her spouse who was crowned king 13 July 923 at Saint-Médard de Soissons, thereby making her queen. Emma was the first Frankish queen who is known to have been crowned: she was crowned in Riems, by the bishop of Reims, the same year but a little later than her spouse, a fact mentioned in contemporary chronicles.
Queen Emma was very politically active and an army leader. She died in 934, during a military campaign after having helped her husband stop the revolts of several vassals.
- Louis (died young 934)
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