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of Wessex, Edith b. 910 d. January 26, 946 English and German Royalty. Born Eadgyth, the daughter of Eadward I, King of Wessex and Queen Aelflaed. Sometime between 925 and 930 she married Otto I von Sachson, Holy Roman Emperor, who was considered by many historians to be the founder of the Holy Roman Empire. The couple had at least four surviving children including their youngest who would become Otto II. She died young, and was buried at the Cathedral in Magdeburg, Germany. (Bio by: Iola) Cathedral of Saints Maurice and Katharina, Magdeburg, Magdeburger Stadtkreis, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Otto I The Great b. November 23, 912 d. May 7, 973 Holy Roman Emperor. Born in 912 in Wallhausen, his parents where Henry I, King of the Romans (The Fowler) and Matilda of Ringelheim. He married Edith, the daughter of Edward I. (the Elder) in 930. They had a happy marriage and had six children. He succeeded his father as King in July 936, and was crowned in Aachen on August 7. He had to defend his kingship mainly against relatives that thought they had better reasons to be Henry’s successor. The fighting stopped in 954 when the Hungarians...[Read More] (Bio by: Lutetia) Cathedral of Saints Maurice and Katharina, Magdeburg, Magdeburger Stadtkreis, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany