Saturday, September 27, 2008

Queen Ermentrude of Orleans : 35th GGrandmother

Queen Ermentrude of Orleans was born 27 Sept 823. She is a 35th to 41st great grandmother, more than 100 different ways. She married Charles the Bald, in 842. he was the grandson of Charlemagne. Together they had nine children. We come through two of them, her daughter Judith,Oueen of Brittany and her son Louis the II, King of France also known as 'the stutterer'.

Ermentrude had a gift for embroidery and an interest in religious foundations. Her husband gave her the Abbey of Chelles. ...She died in 869. Ermentrude was buried in the Basilique Saint-Denis, Paris, France.

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