Person:Matilda of Ringelheim (1)

Saint Matilda of Ringelheim
b.est 896
Facts and Events
Name Saint Matilda of Ringelheim
Alt Name Mathilde of Saxony
Gender Female
Birth[4] est 896
Marriage 0909 Wallhausen, Rheinland, Preußen, Germanyto Heinrich I "the Fowler" , King of Germany
Death[2][4][5] 14 Mar 0968 Quedlinburg, Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Ancestral File Number FLH2-6J
Occupation[4] Nivelles, Brabant, BelgiumLay Abbess
Burial[4] Quedlinburg, Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, GermanyQuedlinburg Abbey

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Saint Mathilda (or Matilda, – 14 March 968) was the wife of King Henry I of Germany, the first ruler of the Saxon Ottonian (or Liudolfing) dynasty, thereby Duchess (consort) of Saxony from 912 and Queen (consort) of Germany (East Francia) from 919 until her husband's death in 936. Their eldest son Otto succeeded his father as King of Germany (East Francia) and years later was crowned Holy Roman Emperor in 962, thus ending the vacancy of this office begun in 924 with the death of Holy Roman Emperor Berengar I of Italy. Matilda lived to see the imperial crown restored under her son. Matilda's surname refers to Ringelheim, where her comital Immedinger relatives established a convent about 940.

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