Person:Emma of France (1)

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Emma , of France
b.0894 France
d.2 Nov 0934
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Name Emma , of France
Gender Female
Birth[1] 0894 France
Marriage BEF. 13 Sep 910 , , Franceto Duke Of Burgundy Raoul
Death[1] 2 Nov 0934
Ancestral File Number 9G85-HC


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Emma of France (894 – November 2, 934) was a French princess by birth and queen by marriage. She was the daughter of Robert I of France and Aelis of Maine. Her family is known as the Robertians.

In 921 she married Duke Rudolph of Burgundy. Her spouse who was crowned king 13 July 923 at Saint-Médard de Soissons, thereby making her queen. Emma was the first Frankish queen who is known to have been crowned: she was crowned in Riems, by the bishop of Reims, the same year but a little later than her spouse, a fact mentioned in contemporary chronicles.

Queen Emma was very politically active and an army leader. She died in 934, during a military campaign after having helped her husband stop the revolts of several vassals.

Issue;

  • Louis (died young 934)
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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Emma of France, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2.   Emma de France, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.