Hedwig of Nordgau

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Hedwig of Nordgau (circa 922 – after 993) was the wife of Siegfried of Luxembourg, first count of Luxembourg and founder of the country. They were married circa 950.[1] She was of Saxon origin but her parentage is not known for sure. Some sources list her as the daughter of count Eberhard IV of Nordgau and Luitgard of Lotharingia.[2] Others claim that she was connected to the family of Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor.[3] Described as "saintly" herself, Hedwig of Nordgau was the mother of Saint Cunigunde of Luxembourg, the seventh of eleven children from her marriage to Siegfried.[4]

Children[edit]

Hedwig of Nordgau's children included:

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Hedwig of Nordgau on Peerage.com; Stuart (1995) p. 156
  2. ^ See Stuart (1995) p. 156.
  3. ^ Fuchs (2006) p. 119
  4. ^ Butler et al. (1956) p. 470; Holböck (2002) p. 134

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