Gerswinde of Saxony

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Gerswinde von Sachsen

Also Known As: "Gerswindis", "Gersvind", "van Saksen", "of Saxony", "de Saxe"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Ingelheim, Rheinhessen, Hesse-Darmstadt, DE, Europe
Death: Died in Europe
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Widukind, duke of the Saxons and Théodorade de Herstal
Partner of Charlemagne
Mother of Adeltrude
Half sister of Hasalda of the Saxons; Lundolph the Great, 3rd son of Wittekind; Suana d'Angrie; Wittekind von Wettin, II; Engilwich (Duchess of Bavaria) Hedwig Wittelsbach and 7 others

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About Gerswinde of Saxony

Gersuinda, Charlemagne's concubine & 4th partner

Sharon's Temporary Note: Jan 2011: There is still a need for sources to verify the link between Gersuinda to Wittekind as his daughter.

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Gersuinda

Charlemagne's first known concubine was Gersuinda.[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlemagne] Mistress (4): GERSWINDA ---. Einhard names King Charles's concubine "Gersuindam Saxonici generis",[http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/CAROLINGIANS.htm#_Toc240955192]

By her he had:

4.1 Adaltrude (b.774) [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlemagne. ADALTRUD . Einhard names "Adaltrud" daughter of King Charles by his concubine "Gersuindam Saxonici generis [http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/CAROLINGIANS.htm#_Toc240955192]

Please see Charlemagne Project for Source Details

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Alternative Data from merges:

B: c. 768, c. 775, c. 782 (but Adaltrude likely born 774? - Sharon)

Birth Place: Saxony

Death: c 784

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Gerswinde of Saxony's Timeline

768
768
Ingelheim, Rheinhessen, Hesse-Darmstadt, DE, Europe
774
774
Age 6
Aachen, Koln, Nordrehein-Westfalen, Germany
785
785
Age 17
Saxony, Bavaria, Europe
794
794
Age 26
Europe
799
799
Age 26
Aachen, Rhineland, Europe