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Nicknames: "Hildegarde", "Oda", "Ragnetrude", "Regine"
Birthplace: Probably Herzogtum Bayern
Death: Died in Bavaria, Germany
Occupation: Duchess of Alemannia
Managed by: Jennine Melissa Dinote-Weber
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About Wife of Gottfrid of the Alamannians

Various secondary sources identify the wife of Gottfrid of Alemannia as Hildegarde, or Oda, or Ragnetrude or Regine (of Bavaria). However, her identity is speculative. "There is no direct evidence regarding Gottfried's wife or wives." She might have been a daughter of Theodo I or of Theodo II.

Stewart Baldwin summarizes the evidence as follows:

"The suggestion that he [Gottfrid] was married to a daughter of duke Theodo (II not V) is based on a string of conjectures:

1. It has been conjectured that duke Odilo of Bavaria was a son of Gottfried. This conjecture has been accepted by many scholars, and I am inclined to regard it as probably true, but the evidence is not that strong.

2. Assuming that the first conjecture is correct, it has been conjectured on top of that that Odilo's mother was an Agilolfing, in order to explain his possession of the duchy of Bavaria and to explain the Agilolfing name that he gave to his son Thassilo.

3. Assuming that the second conjecture is correct, it has been conjectured on top of that that Gottfried's wife was a daughter of Theodo II, Agilolfing duke of Bavaria. Based on the same string of guesses, Settipani has conjectured that Gottfried's wife was a sister of Theodo rather than his daughter. Although both conjectures are based on very slender evidence, Settipani's version is chronologically more plausible.

To accept the above line [omitted here], you would have to accept all of the above string of conjectures, and accept in addition that Huoching and Odilo had the same mother, when we have no evidence whether or not Gottfried was married more than once."

(Stewart Baldwin, soc.genealogy.medieval, May 18, 2012)

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Wife of Gottfrid of the Alamannians's Timeline

640
640
Probably Herzogtum Bayern
657
657
Age 17
Europe
670
670
Age 30
Alemmania (Present Baden-Württemberg), Frankish Empire (present Germany)
675
675
Age 35
Alemania
675
Age 35
Alemannia (Present Baden-Württemberg), Frankish Empire (Present Germany)
677
677
Age 37
679
679
Age 39
Germany
680
680
Age 40
Herzogtum Bayern, Frankish Empire (within present Germany)
681
681
Age 41
708
708
Age 68
Bavaria, Germany