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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"
Birthplace: Leeuwarden, Friesland, Netherlands
Death: Died in Lorraine,Alsace,France
Immediate Family:

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 Adelaide de Bourgogne; Rudolph I, King of Upper Burgundy; Regenald Bourgondië, van; Matilda de Lotharingia; Ermengarde de Tuscany and 1 other

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

Gisela, Princesse de Lorraine (1 F, #211994, d. 908 Last Edited=26 Nov 2006

    Gisela, Princesse de Lorraine was the daughter of Lothar II, King of Lothuringia and Waldrada I (?). (1) 

She died in 908. (1)

    Gisela, Princesse de Lorraine gained the title of Princesse de Lorraine. (1)

Child of Gisela, Princesse de Lorraine and Gottfried, Prince of Denmark -1. Siegfried 'the Dane', Comte de Guisnes+ (1)

Forrás / Source:

(About her hubby) : Godfrid, Godafrid, Gudfrid, or Gottfrid (murdered June 885) was a Danish Viking leader of the late ninth century. He had probably been with the Great Heathen Army, descended on the continent, and became a vassal of the emperor Charles the Fat, controlling most of Frisia between 882 and 885.

In 880, Godfrid 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.

However, Godfrid did nothing against a Danish raid which pillaged large parts of the Low Countries. In 885, he was summoned to Lobith for a meeting after being accused of complicity with Hugh, Duke of Alsace, in an insurrection. In an act of treachery he was killed by a group of Frisian and Saxon nobles at the connivance of Henry of Franconia. The local count Gerulf took over the West Frisian coastline from the Danish after the murder.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Familj med Gudröd Haraldsson (820 - 996) Barn: Reinhilde Gudrödsdotter (872 - 917)

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1)  Directory of Royal Genealogical Data, Hull, England

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Gisela of Lotharingia, Princess of Lorraine's Timeline

Leeuwarden, Friesland, Netherlands
Age 1
Riparian, Germany
October 26, 907
Age 38
October 907
Age 38
December 20, 1941
Age 38
July 29, 1942
Age 38