Empress Eleni Lecapenus BYZANTIUM
- Born: Abt 906, Constantinople, Byzantium, Turkey
- Married: 27 Apr 919, Constantinople, Byzantium, Turkey
- Died: 19 Sep 961
Other names for Eleni were LEKAPENE, Helena and BYZANTIUM Empress.
Ancestral File Number: GG57-GB. User ID: 2420447853.
Barber Grandparents: 125 Kings, 143 Generations, Ted Butler Bernard and Gertrude Barber Bernard, 1978, McKinney TX, p79: "317M Constantine VII, Emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire, (S of 307, F of 332); crowned as a minor in 911, but kept from exercising power by ambitious persons until 945; married Helena, daughter of Romanus I; died in 959."
The New Encyclopedia Britannica, 1975, p2350, Romanus I: "Romanus Lecapenus, an admiral, usurped the throne during the minority of his son-in-law, Constantine VII."
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1981, Macropaedia, Vol V, p74, Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus: "...Adm Lecapenus, rewarded himself by having Constantine marry his daughter (919) and crown him co-emperor (920)..."
Ancestral File Ver 4.13 GG57-GB Eleni LEKAPENE [EMPRESS OF THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE] Born Abt 906 Constantinople Cosntantinople Turkey Mar 27 Apr 919 Died 19 Sep 961.
Eleni married Emperor Constantine BYZANTIUM, VII, son of Emperor Leo BYZANTIUM, VI and Empress Zautzina Carbonopsina BYZANTIUM, on 27 Apr 919 in Constantinople, Byzantium, Turkey. (Emperor Constantine BYZANTIUM, VII was born about 905-906 in Purple Chamber, Imperial Palace, Constantinople, Byzantium, Turkey, christened in Constantinople, Byzantium, Turkey and died on 9 Nov 958-959 in , , Byzantium.)