Gisela of Lotharingia, Princess of Lorraine

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Gisele de Lorraine

Dutch: N.N. van de Ostergau, German: N.N. im Ostergau
Also Known As: "Matilda", "Gisele", "Willa of /Vienne/", "Willa /Von Swabia/", "Gisele de Lorraine Countess of Westphalia"
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Birthplace: Leeuwarden, Friesland, Netherlands
Death: Died in Lorraine,Alsace,France
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Daughter of Lothair II, king of Lotharingia and Waldrada of Wormsgau
Wife of Godfrid, duke of Frisia
Mother of Reinhild Ludmilla of Frisia
Sister of Hugues Prince Of Lorraine, Duke Of Alsace; Bertha de Aries and Adélaïde de Ponthieu
Half sister of Rudolph I, King of Upper Burgundy; Adelaide de Bourgogne; Matilda de Lotharingia; Ermengarde de Tuscany and Emma d'Italia, (Bosonides)

Occupation: Queen, Abbesse, de Nivelles, de Fosses, 887/907, Grevinna av Dorestad och Rustringen, of Lourraine, @occu00076@, Princess of Lorraine, Duchess of Frisia
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About Gisela of Lotharingia, Princess of Lorraine

Godfrid was a Danish Viking leader of the late ninth century who ravaged Flanders using Ghent as his base. In 882, Godfrid ravaged Lotharingia and the cities of Maastricht, Liège, Stavelot, Prüm, Cologne, and Koblenz were devastated. After the Siege of Asselt forced him to come to terms, Godfrid was granted the Kennemerland, which had formerly been ruled by Rorik of Dorestad, as a vassal of Charles, according to the Annales Fuldenses. Godfrid swore oaths to Charles promising never to again lay waste his kingdom and accepted Christianity and baptism, at which Charles stood as his godfather. In return, Charles appointed him Duke of Frisia and gave him Gisela, daughter of Lothair II, as his wife.

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Gisela of Lotharingia, Princess of Lorraine's Timeline

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869
Leeuwarden, Friesland, Netherlands
870
870
Age 1
Riparian, Germany
907
October 26, 907
Age 38
Lorraine,Alsace,France
October 907
Age 38
1941
December 20, 1941
Age 38
1942
July 29, 1942
Age 38
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