Emma of France
Emma of France (died 935) was a French princess by birth and queen by marriage. She was also known as Emma Capet, Emma of Burgundy, Emma of Neustria. She was the daughter of Robert I of France and either Aelis of Maine or Béatrice of Vermandois. Her family is known as the Robertians.
She defended her husband's right to the throne against the Carolingian claimant, Charles III "The Simple", and her brother-in-law, Herbert II of Vermandois. Emma captured Avalon in 931 and in 933 led the siege of Château Thierry against Herbert II with King Ralph's army.
Emma was the first Frankish queen who is known to have been crowned: she was crowned in Reims, by the bishop of Reims called Séulf, the same year but a little later than her spouse, a fact mentioned in contemporary chronicles.
- Pennington, Reina (2003). Amazons to Fighter Pilots: A Biographical Dictionary of Military Women (Volume 2). Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press. p. 538. ISBN 0-313-29197-7.
- Pennington, Reina (2003). Amazons to Fighter Pilots - A Biographical Dictionary of Military Women (Volume One). Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc. p. 152. ISBN 0-313-32707-6.
- Detlev Schwennicke, Europäische Stammtafeln: Stammtafeln zur Geschichte der Europäischen Staaten
- France, J., Bulst, N. and Reynolds, P. 1989. Rodulfi Glabri Historiarum Libri Quinque, Rodulfus Glaber Opera (Oxford).
- “Rodulfo rege… filius eius Ludovicus… ex Emma regina”
- Abbé E. Bougaud. 1875. Chronique de l'abbaye de Saint-Bénigne de Dijon (Chronicle St-Bénigne de Dijon), str. 126.
- RICHARD 890-921, RAOUL 921-936
Béatrice of Vermandois
| Queen of Western Francia
Gerberga of Saxony