Matilda of Saxony (978–1025)

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Matilda of Saxony (978–1025)

Countess Palatine . Born in 978 in Saxony, Germany; died on November 4, 1025; daughter of Theophano of Byzantium (c. 955–991) and Otto II (955–983), Holy Roman emperor (r. 983–983) and king of Germany (r. 973–983); married Ezzo of Palatine, count Palatine, around 992; children: Richesa of Lorraine (d. 1067), queen of Poland; possibly nine others.