Person:Begga (2)

Begga de Landen
b.est 615
Facts and Events
Name[4] Begga de Landen
Alt Name Begga Brabant
Alt Name Beggue of Landen
Alt Name Beggule van Landen
Gender Female
Birth[1] est 615
Marriage est 643 to Ansegisel of Austrasia
Death[1] 17 Dec 693 Andenne, Namur, Belgium
Ancestral File Number 9GC9-6N

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Saint Begga (also Begue, Begge) (615 – 17 December 693) was the daughter of Pepin of Landen, mayor of the palace of Austrasia, and his wife Itta von Swaibia. On the death of her husband, she took the veil, founded seven churches, and built a convent at Andenne on the Meuse River (Andenne sur Meuse) where she spent the rest of her days as abbess. She was buried in Saint Begga's Collegiate Church in Andenne.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Begga, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.

    Marriage and issue
    She married Ansegisel, son of Arnulf, Bishop of Metz, and had three children:

    Pepin of Heristal
    Martin of Laon
    Clotilda of Heristal, who was married to Theuderic III of the Franks

  2.   Encyclopedia Americana. (Danbury, Connecticut: Grolier, c1989), v.5 pp.552,621; v.11 pp.719-722; v.12 p.18, 1951.
  3.   The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), 101:109-112.
  4. BEGGA (-693)., in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.