Person:Begga (2)

Begga d'Andenne
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Facts and Events
Name[5] Begga d'Andenne
Alt Name Begga Brabant
Alt Name[4] Beggue of Landen
Alt Name Beggule van Landen
Alt Name[5] Sainte Begga
Alt Name[5] Sainte Begge
Gender Female
Birth[1] est 0615
Marriage est 643 to Ansegisel
Death[1][5] 17 Dec 0693 Andenne, Namur, Belgium
Ancestral File Number[1] Q266765?

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Saint Begga (also Begue, Begge) (615 – 17 December 693) was the daughter of Pepin of Landen, mayor of the palace of Austrasia, and his wife Itta von Swaibia. On the death of her husband, she took the veil, founded seven churches, and built a convent at Andenne on the Meuse River (Andenne sur Meuse) where she spent the rest of her days as abbess. She was buried in Saint Begga's Collegiate Church in Andenne.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Begga, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.

    Marriage and issue
    She married Ansegisel, son of Arnulf, Bishop of Metz, and had three children:

    Pepin of Heristal
    Martin of Laon
    Clotilda of Heristal, who was married to Theuderic III of the Franks

  2.   Encyclopedia Americana. (Danbury, Connecticut: Grolier, c1989), v.5 pp.552,621; v.11 pp.719-722; v.12 p.18, 1951.
  3.   The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), 101:109-112.
  4. BEGGA (-693)., in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Biographie a Wikipédia FR, in Wikipedia, [[1]], trouvée 2016, Secondary quality.

    Sainte Begge ou Sainte Begga1 († 17 décembre 6932) est l'épouse d'Ansegisel, la mère de Pépin le Jeune, maire des palais d'Austrasie, de Neustrie et de Bourgogne, et la fondatrice de l'abbaye d'Andenne en région wallonne.
    Elle est patronne de la ville d'Andenne et fêtée le 17 décembre (date de son décès) et le 7 juillet (translation de ses reliques).