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Ermengarde of Tours (German: Irmingard von Tours) (died 20 March 851) was the wife of Emperor Lothair I of the Franks. Her father was Hugh of Tours, a member of the Etichonen family, which claimed descent from the Merovingian Kings. In the middle of October 821 in Diedenhofen (Thionville), she married the Carolingian Emperor Lothair I (795-855).

In 849, two years before her death, she made a donation to the abbey Erstein in the Elsass, in which she lies also buried.

Lothar and Irmingard had nine children:

  • Louis II, Holy Roman Emperor (c.825–875).
  • Helletrud (Hiltrud) (c.826–after 865/866) m. Count Berengar (d. before 865/866)
  • Bertha (c.830–after 7 May 852, probably 877), became before 847 Abbess of Avenay, perhaps Ă„btissin of Faremoutiers
  • Daughter (b. probably 826/830), kidnapped 846, m. Giselbert, Count of Maasgau (Reginare)
  • Gisla (c.830–860) 851-860 Abbess of San Salvatore in Brescia
  • Lothair II of Lotharingia (c.835–869) king of Lorraine m. 855 Teutberga, daughter of Count Boso of Arles
  • Rotrud (baptized 835/840 in Pavia) m. around 850/851 Lambert, Margrave of Brittany, Count of Nantes (Widonen), who died 1 May 852
  • Charles of Provence (c.845–25 January 863 in the monastery St-Pierre-les-Nonnains, modern Lyon), King in Burgundy
  • Carloman (b.853)
Royal titles
Preceded by
Ermengarde of Hesbaye
Queen consort of Italy
818 - 851
Succeeded by
Engelberga of Parma
Preceded by
Judith of Bavaria
Queen of Middle Francia
843 – 851
Roman Empress
821/840 – 851
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Ermengarde of Tours (German: Irmingard von Tours) (died 20 March 851) was the wife of Emperor Lothair I of the Franks. Her father was Hugh of Tours, a member of the Etichonen family, which claimed descent from the Merovingian Kings . In the middle of October 821 in Diedenhofen (Thionville), she married the Carolingian Emperor Lothair I (795-855).

In 849, two years before her death, she made a donation to the abbey Erstein in the Elsass, in which she lies also buried.

Lothar and Irmingard had nine children:

  • Louis II, Holy Roman Emperor (c.825–875).
  • Helletrud (Hiltrud) (c.826–after 865/866) m. Count Berengar (d. before 865/866)
  • Bertha (c.830–after 7 May 852, probably 877), became before 847 Abbess of Avenay, perhaps Ă„btissin of Faremoutiers
  • Ermengarde Duchess Moselle(b. probably 826/830), kidnapped 846, m. Giselbert, Count of Maasgau (Reginare)
  • Gisla (c.830–860) 851-860 Abbess of San Salvatore in Brescia
  • Lothair II of Lotharingia (c.835–869) king of Lorraine m. 855 Teutberga, daughter of Count Boso of Arles
  • Rotrud (baptized 835/840 in Pavia) m. around 850/851 Lambert, Margrave of Brittany, Count of Nantes (Widonen), who died 1 May 852
  • Charles of Provence (c.845–25 January 863 in the monastery St-Pierre-les-Nonnains, modern Lyon), King in Burgundy
  • Carloman (b.853)
Royal titles
Preceded by
Ermengarde of Hesbaye
Queen consort of Italy
821 - 851
Succeeded by
Engelberga of Parma
Preceded by
Judith of Bavaria
Queen of Middle Francia
843 – 851
Roman Empress
821 – 851

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