Emma of France
d.2 Nov 0934
m. est 890
Facts and Events
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.