Frederuna

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Frederuna von Sachsen
Queen consort of France
Tenure 907–917
Born 887
Goslar, Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany
Died 917
Lorraine
Spouse King Charles III of France
Father Deitrich Theodoric von Ringelheim
Mother Gisela of Lotharingia

Frederuna (or Frederonne) (French: Frédérune or Frérone) (887–917) was born in Goslar, Hanover to Deitrich Thodrich von Ringelheil, Duke of Saxony and his wife Gisela of Lotharingia. She 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 consort of Western Francia
907–917
Succeeded by
Eadgifu of England