Ethelhard, King of the Saxons

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Ethelhard von der Sachsen

Birthdate: (57)
Birthplace: Engern, , Sachsen, Germany
Death: 757 (53-61)
Sachsen, Germany
Immediate Family:

Son of Theoderich, King of the Saxons and Dobzogera von Wenden, Königin der Sachsen
Husband of Heila von Friesland
Father of Hermann von Meinhövel
Brother of Weybrecht of the Saxons; Gérold, Bishop of Mayence; ... von der Asseburg; Wittikind von der Sachsen, hertug; Berthold Duke of Angria and 2 others

Occupation: King of the Saxons
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About Ethelhard, King of the Saxons

See, for example, James Anderson, Royal Genealogies (1732, 1736), p. Table CCXV, p. 447, which says Ethelhard, King of the Saxons, A.D. 740, died 757, was son of Dieterich, King of the Saxons and Dobrogera, daughter of Billung, King of Wenden. Ethelhard married Heila, daughter of Ratbod, King of Friesland. They were the parents of (1) Albion, who was baptized with his cousin Witekind the Great, A.D. 785; and (2) Herman, who was slain by Charlemagne, A.D. 798.

See also, Henry Rimius, Memoirs of the House of Brunswick (1750), Table 1, which says Ethelhard, King of the Saxons (died 757) was son of Dietric, King of the Saxons (died 740).George Fisher, A Companion and Key to the History of England (1832), p. 25, says the same.

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Engern, , Sachsen, Germany
Age 35
Age 57
Sachsen, Germany