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Adélaide de Bourgogne


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Otto "the Great" of Saxony Holy Roman Emperor

Adélaide de Bourgogne

  • Born: 931-932, Bourgogne 160
  • Marriage: Otto "the Great" of Saxony Holy Roman Emperor in Oct 951
  • Died: 16 Dec 999, Seltz, Alsace at age 68 160

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~Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 147:19, Adelaide of Burgundy, daughter of Rudolph II, King of Burgundy, married, as his second wife, Otto I, the Great, King of Germany. 160

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The Calendar of Saints says her first husband was poisoned by his successor. When she refused to marry the murderer's son, she was imprisoned. King Otto the Great freed her and married her. He died and her daughter-in-law forced Adelaide to quit the royal presence. Throughout these troubles she remained gracious and loving and ws canonised a hundred years after her death.

Adélaide married Otto "the Great" of Saxony Holy Roman Emperor, son of Heinrich I "the Fowler" King of Saxony Holy Roman Emperor and Mechtilde of Ringleheim, in Oct 951. (Otto "the Great" of Saxony Holy Roman Emperor was born on 23 Nov 912 in Saxony 160 and died on 7 May 973 in Memleben, Saxony 160.)

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