Ermengarde (c. 778–818)

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Ermengarde (c. 778–818)

Queen of France and Holy Roman empress. Name variations: Ermingarde; Irmengard of Hesbain. Born around 778; died in 818; daughter of Count Ingram; became first wife of 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), in 798; children: Lothair I, Holy Roman emperor (r. 840–855); Pepin or Pippin (d. 838), king of Aquitaine (r. 814–838); Adelaide (c. 794–after 852); Louis II the German (804–876), king of the Germans (r. 843–876); Rotrud (800–841); Hildegard (c. 802–841). Louis I the Pious' second wife was Judith of Bavaria (802–843).

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