Matilda of Frisia, queen consort of the Franks

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French: Mathilde
Also Known As: "Matilda of Frisia"
Birthplace: Bourgogne, Marne, Champagne-Ardenne, France, UK
Death: Died in Paris, Île-de-France, France
Cause of death: Død under kejsersnit
Place of Burial: Saint-Denis, Île-de-France, France
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Liudolf, margrave of Frisia and Gertrude of Egisheim
Wife of Henry I, King of France
Mother of N.N.
Sister of 1G/ Agatha (Dght. of Bruno I.&Gisella) von Braunschweig; Bruno II, margrave of Frisia; Countesse Ida von Elsdorf and Eckbert I, margrave of Meissen

Occupation: Queen of France, Reine consort des Francs
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About Matilda of Frisia, queen consort of the Franks

(from Mathilde de Frise (v.1024-1044), reine de France, fille de Luidolf de Frise et de Gertrude d'Eguisheim, nièce de Bruno, évêque de Toul qui est élu pape en 1049 sous le nom de Léon IX.

Après la mort prématurée d'une jeune fiancée prénommée aussi Mathilde (v.1027-1034), fille de Conrad II le Salique, souverain du Saint Empire romain germanique, le roi de France Henri Ier, épousa Mathilde de Frise en 1034. Bien que le mariage eût lieu à cette date alors que la jeune épousée n'avait qu'une dizaine d'années, il ne fut de toute évidence consommé que beaucoup plus tard.

Vers 1040, Mathilde de Frise mit au monde une fille. Toutes deux moururent en 1044, probablement de maladie, à seulement quelques semaines d'intervalles.

(from wikipedia.en) Matilda of Frisia (died 1044) was the first wife and first Queen of Henry I, King of the Franks. She was the daughter of Liudulf, Margrave of Frisia and Gertrude. Her date of birth is unknown.

She and Henry were married in 1034 after the death in 1033 of his fiancée, also named Matilda (1027-1033), daughter of the Emperor Conrad II. She died in 1044 during a Caesarean section. Henry married Anne of Kiev after her death.


multiple records mentioning Matilda as neptis (Latin: granddaughter) of Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor; the latter being a half-brother of Liudolf and therefore her uncle. In this case, her maternal ancestry would also make her a niece of Bishop Bruno of Egisheim-Dagsburg, who was elected Pope Leo IX in 1049.

Matilda and Henry were married in 1034 after the death of his fiancée Matilda of Franconia.

Around 1040, Matilda of Frisia gave birth to a daughter, but both mother and daughter died shortly after each other in 1044. Matilda was buried in St Denis Abbey, but her tomb is not preserved.

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Matilda of Frisia, queen consort of the Franks's Timeline

Marne, Champagne-Ardenne, France, UK
- 1044
Age 9
Age 15
Age 19
Paris, Île-de-France, France
Saint-Denis, Île-de-France, France