Mathilde of Aquitaine

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Birthplace: France
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Daughter of Pépin I, king of Aquitaine and Ringardis of Madrie
Wife of Gérard, count of Auvergne
Sister of Pepin II, King of Aquitaine; Rothrude of Aquitaine and Charles, archbishop of Mainz

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About Mathilde of Aquitaine


[MATHILDE] . Her affiliation is indicated by the Vita Hludovici which names "Gerardus…comes et gener quondam Pippini necnon Ratherius similiter comes Pippini gener"[104]. If this is correct, the two counts were much older than their wives. Some authors have therefore suggested that "brothers-in-law" is a more accurate translation of generes and that the two counts were therefore married to two daughters of Emperor Louis I[105]. Settipani[106] argues that this is incompatible with the context in which the term is used in the Vita. The Vita Sancti Geraldi Compendium names "Mathildem filiam Pippini Aquitaniæ regis…Geraldi aviam" and his parents "patre Geraldo Auriliaci comite…matre Adaltrude" when recording the birth of "Geraldum" in 855[107]. m as his [second] wife, GERARD I Comte d’Auvergne, son of --- (-killed in battle Fontenoy 25 Jun 841).

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