Person:Ermengarde of Tours (1)

Ermengarde of Tours
d.20 Mar 851
Facts and Events
Name[3] Ermengarde of Tours
Gender Female
Birth[5] est 0803 probably Tours, Indre-et-Loire, France
Marriage mid-Oct 0821 Thionville, Moselle, Lorraine, Franceto Lothaire I , Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire
Death[2][3][4] 20 Mar 851
Burial[2][3] near Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, FranceErstein Abbey

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Ermengarde of Tours (d. 20 March 851) was the daughter of Hugh of Tours, a member of the Etichonen family, which claimed descent from the Merovingian kings . In October 821 in Diedenhofen (Thionville), she married the Carolingian Emperor Lothair I of the Franks (795–855).

In 849, two years before her death, she made a donation to the abbey Erstein in the Elsass, in which she is buried.

Lothair and Ermengarde had nine children:

  • Louis II, Holy Roman Emperor (c. 825–875).
  • Helletrud (Hiltrud) (c. 826–after 865/866) m. Count Berengar (d. before 865/866)
  • Bertha (c. 830–after 7 May 852, probably 877), became before 847 Abbess of Avenay, perhaps Äbtissin of Faremoutiers
  • Ermengarde Duchess Moselle(b. probably 826/830), kidnapped 846, m. Giselbert, Count of Maasgau (Reginare)
  • Gisla (c. 830–860) 851–860 Abbess of San Salvatore in Brescia
  • Lothair II of Lotharingia (c. 835–869) king of Lorraine m. 855 Teutberga, daughter of Count Boso of Arles
  • Rotrud (baptized 835/840 in Pavia) m. around 850/851 Lambert, Margrave of Brittany, Count of Nantes (Widonen), who died 1 May 852
  • Charles of Provence (c. 845–25 January 863 in the monastery St-Pierre-les-Nonnains, modern Lyon), King in Burgundy
  • Carloman (b. 853)


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  1.   (CH2)Pedigrees of Some of The Emperor Charlemagne's Descendants Vol.II, pp.221,284.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Ermengarde of Tours, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 ERMENGARDE (-20 Mar 851, bur Kloster Erstein, near Strasbourg)., in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  4. Ermengarde de Tours, in Baldwin, Stewart, and Todd Farmerie. The Henry Project (King Henry II ): Ancestors of King Henry II.
  5. Birth year estimated based on birth year of husband and estimated birth years of children.