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Galla Placidia (abt. 0392 - 0450)

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Aelia Galla "Regent" Placidia aka Aelia, Theodosian
Born about in Ravenna, Mediolanum, Romemap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married (to ) in Narbonnemap
Wife of — married [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Rome, Roma, Lazio, Italymap
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Biography

Aelia Galla Placidia (392 – 27 Nov 450), was married twice, and had three children.

Gens: Aelia [1]

"Three days after the death of John, Aetius came with 60,000 Huns to his support. A battle took place between the new comers and the forces of Valentinian under the command of Aspar, in which many were slain on both sides. An agreement followed ; Aetius entered the service of Placidia and Valentinian with the rank of count."[2]

Parents

Father: Theodosius I, Emperor of Roman

Mother: Galla (d. 394; p. Valentinian I m.2 Justina)

Marriage

m.1 (414) Ataulf, King of the Goths (d. 415). Issue:

  • Theodosius (414 - 415; re-interred: Old St Peters Basilica, Rome)


m.2 (417) Constantius III (d. 422). Issue:

  • Justa Grata Honoria[3]
  • Valentinian III [4]

Occupation

  • 423 - 437: Regent for Emperor Valentinian III
  • political influencer

Sources

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Aelia (gens)," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, [1] (accessed March 22, 2016).
  2. The English historical review, 1887, pg 432, Aetius and Boniface [2]
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