King Alfred Wessex ENGLAND
(Abt 848-899)
Queen Ealhswyth ENGLAND
(Abt 851-Abt 904)
Ealdorman Ethelhelm
(Abt 848-)
King Edward Wessex ENGLAND, I
(Abt 871-924)
Queen Aelflaed Wessex ENGLAND
(Abt 878-920)
Queen Edgifu Ogive FRANKS
(Abt 904-Aft 951)


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1. King Charles FRANCE, III

2. Count Herbert Meaux TOURS

Queen Edgifu Ogive FRANKS

  • Born: Abt 904, , Wessex, England
  • Married (1): 19 Feb 920, , , England
  • Married (2): 951
  • Died: Aft 951-955

   Other names for Edgifu were Edgivn, FRANKS Queen and Eadgifu.

   Ancestral File Number: 9GB2-TV. User ID: 9681791453.

   General Notes:

Queen of FRANKS.

Kings and Queens of Great Britain, Genealogical Chart, Anne Taute and Romilly Squire, Taute, 1990: "Edgifu, Daughter of Edward King of England and Aelflaed, Mar =1 Charles III The Simple King of France, =2 Heribert Count of Meaux, Died c951."

A History of the English Speaking People Winston S Churchill Vol I The Birth of Britain Dodd Mead & Co 1956 p131:
"...These claims were accepted upon the Continent. His three sisters were wedded respectively to the Carolingian king, Charles the Simple, to the Capetian, Hugh the Great, and to Otto the Saxon, a future Holy Roman Emperor..."

The New Columbia Encyclopedia, 1975, p175, Athelstan: "...Athelstan married his sisters to Charles III of France, the French Duke Hugh the Great, Otto I of Germany, and Louis King of Arles..."

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1981, Micropaedia, Vol VI, p343, Louis IV d'Outremer:
"When Louis' father, Charles III The Simple was imprisoned in 923, his mother, Eadgifu, daughter of the Anglo-Saxon king Edward the Elder, took Louis to England. He was recalled to France in 936 and crowned on June 19 at Laon..."

The Wall Chart of World History, Edward Hull, 1988, Studio Editions, France 876: "Charles III The Simple, King of France 893/898-922, Marries Edgivn Daughter of Edward the Elder King of England..."

Ancestral File Ver 4.11 9GB2-TV Eadgifu Ogive FRANKS Queen Daughter of Elfreda (AFN:9GB3-DR) Died Abt 951, Ver 4.10 Daughter of ?Edgiva (AFN:8HS0-6S) Mar Abt ?863 Charles III King of FRANCE (AFN:9GCX-WW), Died Abt 955, WCWH Edgivn.

   Marriage Information:

Edgifu married King Charles FRANCE, III, son of King Louis FRANCE, II and Queen Adelaide FRANCE, on 19 Feb 920 in , , England. (King Charles FRANCE, III was born on 17 Sep 879 in , , France, died on 7 Oct 929 in Peronne, Somme, France and was buried in St Fursi, Peronne, Somme, France.)

   Marriage Information:

Edgifu also married Count Herbert Meaux TOURS, son of Count Herbert VERMANDOIS, II and Princess Hildebrande De Neustria FRANCE, in 951. (Count Herbert Meaux TOURS was born about 925-926 in Vermandois, Normandy, France, christened in Thouars, Vienne, France, died on 28 Dec 993 and was buried in Abbey, Lagny.)

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