NameSaint Matilda Of Ringelheim , 32G Grandmother
Birthabt 895, Enger, Duchy of Saxony, East Francia
Death14 Mar 968, Quedlinburg, Duchy of Saxony, East Francia
BurialQuedlinburg Abbey
Birth876, Memleben
Death2 Jul 936, Memleben
BurialQuedlinburg Abbey
FatherOtto I Duke Of Saxony (~851-912)
MarriageWallhausen, Saxony-Anhalt
ChildrenHedwig Of Saxony (~910-965)
 Otto I (912-973)
 Gerberga (913-984)
Notes for Saint Matilda Of Ringelheim
As a young girl she was sent to Herford Abbey (in the Duchy of Saxony) where grandmother was Matilda was abbess. There her reputation for for beauty and virtue (and possibly her dowry) caught the attention of Duke Otto I of Saxony who married her to his son Henry.
Founded many religious institutions.
Her feast day is March 14.

Notes for Henry The Fowler (Spouse 1)
Duke of Saxony from 912 and King of Germany from 919.
Generally considered to be the founder and first king of the medieval German star, known then as East Francia.
An avid hunter hence the epithet the Fowler.

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