Adelaide (c. 794–after 852)

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Adelaide (c. 794–after 852)

French princess. Name variations: Alpaid. Born around 794; died after 852; daughter of Ermengarde (d. 818) and Louis I the Pious (778–840), king of Aquitaine (r. 781–814), king of France (r. 814–840), and Holy Roman emperor (r. 814–840); sister of Lothair I, Holy Roman emperor (r. 840–855); married Count Bego; children: Susannah (b. around 805).