Udo, Herzog von Elsass

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Udo, Herzog von Elsass

Birthdate: (62)
Birthplace: Germany
Death: Died in Crotone, Provincia di Crotone, Calabria, Italy
Cause of death: killed in Battle of Stilo
Immediate Family:

Son of N.N. and N.N.
Brother of Count Heribert of Bretagne, Graf im Kinziggau; Judith of Ohningen and Conrad I, duke of Swabia

Managed by: Douglas John Nimmo
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About Udo, Herzog von Elsass

UDO (-killed in battle Cotrone, in Calabria 14 Jul 982). "Iuditham sororem Udonis ducis qui postmodum in Calabria sub Ottone Rufo cum multis occubuit" is named by the Annalista Saxo[316]. "Eberharti comitis, Guntharii comitis, Burgharti comitis, Vtonis comitis, Cuonrates comitis, Ernustes" signed the charter dated 13 Feb 962 under which Emperor Otto I confirmed the appointment of Pope John XII[317]. He was killed fighting in Emperor Otto II's army against the Saracens[318]. Thietmar records the death of "Udo comes…matris meæ avunculus" in battle in Calabria 13 Jul[319], Thietmar's mother being the daughter of Udo's sister Judith. The Annales Einsidlenses record that "Uto et Guntharius duces…Berehtaldus comes" were killed fighting the Sarracens in Sicily in 982[320]. The necrology of Fulda records the death in 982 of "Uto dux"[321].

http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/FRANCONIA.htm#Judithdied973MHeinrichHeilangauStade v3.3 Updated 01 February 2016


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July 14, 982
Age 62
Crotone, Provincia di Crotone, Calabria, Italy