Frederuna

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Frederuna
Queen consort of France
Tenure 907-917
Spouse King Charles III of France
Born 887
Died 917

Frederuna (or Frederonne) (French: Frédérune or Frérone) (887–917) was the sister of Beuve II, the Bishop of Châlons-sur-Marne,[1] and the first wife of King Charles III of France,[2] whom she married in 907. She bore him only daughters.

Frederuna was very pious, was repudiated by the King, and died in Lorraine. She was succeeded as queen consort by Eadgifu of England, a daughter of Edward the Elder of Mercia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Palgrave, Sir Francis; Palgrave, Sir Robert Harry Inglis; Barker, Geoffrey Palgrave (1921). The collected historical works of Sir Francis Palgrave, K.H. University press. 
  2. ^ Riché, Pierre (1993). The Carolingians. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: University of Pennsylvania Press. p. 369. ISBN 978-0-8122-1342-3. 

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Preceded by
Théodrate of Troyes
Queen of Western Francia
907–917
Succeeded by
Eadgifu of England