Person:Bernard I, Duke of Saxony (1)

Bernhard I Billung von Sachsen
m. Abt 924
  1. Mathilde BillungAbt 942 - 1008
  2. Schwanhild _____, of SaxonyBet 945 & 955 - 1014
  3. Lludger de Saxony Billung
  4. Imma Abbess Billung
  5. Bernhard I Billung von SachsenAbt 950 - 1011
m. Abt 990
  1. Othelindis van Saksen985 - 1044
  2. Bernhard II. Billung von Sachsen995 - 1059
  3. Godesdiu of Saxony - Abt 1040
Facts and Events
Name[3] Bernhard I Billung von Sachsen
Alt Name Bernard I _____, Duke of Saxony
Gender Male
Birth[1][3] Abt 950 Sachsen, GermanyHouse of Billung
Marriage Abt 990 to Hildegard von Stade
Death[1][3] 9 Feb 1011 Corvey, Westfalen, Preußen, Germany
Burial[1] Lüneburg, Hannover, Preußen, Germany
Reference Number[1] Q220799?
Title (nobility)? Count of Billung and Noordmark

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Bernard I (c. 950 – 9 February 1011) was the Duke of Saxony between 973 and 1011, the second of the Billung dynasty, a son of Duke Herman and Oda. He extended his father's power considerably.

He fought the Danes in 974, 983, and 994 during their invasions. He supported the succession of Otto III over Henry the Wrangler. In 986, he was made marshal and in 991 and 995 he joined the young Otto on campaign against the Slavs. He increased his power vis-à-vis the crown, where his father had been the representative of the king to the tribe, Bernard was the representative of the tribe to the king . Bernard died in 1011 and was buried in the Church of Saint Michael in Lüneburg .

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Bernard I, Duke of Saxony, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2.   BERNHARD Billung, son of HERMANN Billung dux in Saxony & his [first/second] wife [Oda ---/Hildesuit---] (-Corvey 9 Feb 1011, bur Lüneburg St Michaelis), in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Biografie auf Wikipedia DE, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
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    Bernhard I. (* um 950; † 9. Februar 1011 in Corvey) aus der Familie der Billunger war Herzog in Sachsen. Er war der Sohn und Nachfolger von Hermann Billung. Unter Bernhard I. wandelte sich das Amt des Herzoges in Sachsen vom Vertreter des Königs gegenüber dem Stamm zum Vertreter des Stammes gegenüber dem König. Bernhard wurde in der Kirche St. Michaelis in Lüneburg begraben.