Hedwige , of Saxony
d.9 Jan 958
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Hedwige of Saxony (c. 910 – May 10, 965) was a daughter of Henry I the Fowler, and his wife Matilda of Ringelheim.
She was a sister of Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor; Henry I, Duke of Bavaria; Gerberga of Saxony; and Bruno I, Archbishop of Cologne.
After her brother Otto I came to power, an alliance and marriage was arranged with Hugh the Great in 936. Her son, Hugh Capet, was crowned King of France in 987.
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- Hedwig von Sachsen, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
- Hadwig of Saxony (Hatheuui, Haduidis, Hathawig), in Baldwin, Stewart, and Todd Farmerie. The Henry Project (King Henry II ): Ancestors of King Henry II.