Matilda Widukinde (Ringelheim) von Ringelheim

Matilda Widukinde (Ringelheim) von Ringelheim (0878 - 0967)

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Saint Matilda Widukinde (Mechtilde) "Countess of Ringelheim, Queen of Germany" von Ringelheim formerly Ringelheim aka von Hatheburg
Born in Ringelheim, Goslar, Hannover, Germanymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Ringelheim, Goslar, Hannover, Germanymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Memleben, Sachsen, Germanymap
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Categories: German Nobility | Ottonian Dynasty.


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Wife of Heinrich I (Sachsen) Deutschland I — married 0909 in Ringelheim, Goslar, Hannover, Germany

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Biography

Matilda Ringleheim ... [1]


Name

Name: Matilda //
Given Name: Matilda
Name Prefix: Saint
Nickname: of Ringelheim
Name: Countess Matilda /VON RINGLEHEIM/[2]
Name: Mechtilde /VonRingelheim/
Source: #S6
Name: Matilda Countess Of /Ringelheim/
Source: #S6
Name: "Matilda" Mechtilde Countess Of /Ringelheim/
Source: #S6
Name: St. Matilda Mechtilde, Countess of /RINGELHEIM, QUEEN OF THE GERMANS/[3]
Name: Mathilda //[4]
Name: Mechtilde /VonRingelheim/[5]

Alias

Alias: Saint Matilda
Alias: Matilda von Sachsen
Alias: Matilda Widukinde
Alias: Mechtilde von Ringelheim

Title

Title: Queen of the Germans
Title: Countess of Ringelheim

Birth

Date: Bet 890 and 895: Place: Engern, Westfalen
Date: 878: Place: Goslar, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany: Source: [[#S6]
Date: 877[6]
Date: 878: Place: Ringelheim, Salzgitter, Lower Saxony, Germany: Source: #S6
Place: Hannover, Stadt Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany: Place: Minsleben, Wernigerode, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany: Source: #S6
Date: 14 MAR 878: Place: Hannover, Stadt Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany,[7]
Date: 892: Place: Ringelheim, Goslar, Hannover[8]

Marriage

Husband: Henry I of Saxony
Wife: Mechtilde of Ringelheim
Source: #S617
Page: 141-18
Date: 909
Place: Goslar, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany[9]
Place: Ringelheim, Salzgitter, Lower Saxony, Germany
Source: #S6

Death

Death: Date: 14 MAY 968: Place: Memleben, , Sachsen, Germany: Source: #S6
Place: Memleben, Burgenlandkreis, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany: Source: #S6
Place: Rheinland, Germany OR Memleben, Sachsen, Germany[10]
Place: Ringleheim, Memleben, Sachsen, Germany,[11]

Burial

Burial:
Place: Quedlinburg

Notes

Note '1: een afstammelinge van Widukind.
Note 2: Matilde de Ringelheim
Santa Matilde de Ringelheim
Reina
Fallecimiento 14 de marzo de 968
Venerado en Iglesia Católica
Festividad 14 de marzo
Santa Matilde o Matilde de Ringelheim (Westfalia, c. 890 – Quedlinburg, 968) fue reina consorte de Francia Orientalis, considerada como santa por la Iglesia Católica.
Hija del conde sajón Dietrich, contrajo matrimonio en 909 con Enrique, duque de Sajonia, más tarde coronado rey y conocido como Enrique I el Pajarero. Después de quedar viuda en 932, su hijo Otón I accedió al trono y fue proclamando emperador. Otón expulsó a Matilde de palacio, ya que pensaba que se había puesto de parte de su hermano Enrique, rebelado contra su hermano. Matilde se dirigió a un convento para orar por la reconciliación de sus hijos.
Tras la reconciliación de sus dos hijos, éstos creyeron que su madre había guardado todo el dinero que ella afirmaba dar en caridad y la presionaron para que les diera el dinero. Finalmente creyeron que era inocente y le dejaron volver a palacio, desde donde se dedicó a realizar acciones de caridad y fundar conventos.
Murió el 14 de marzo de 968, día en que se celebra su festividad.
Referencias
• Hoja parroquial. Semanario de la Diócesis de Segorbe-Castellón. N.º 2.350. 11 de marzo de 2007
Note 3 NI3534Matilda_of_Saxony
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=3652e1d8-671b-4f80-8550-1e6081c68e65&tid=13078823&pid=332723741
Matilda
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=af3e11f3-fa85-486e-aeb4-7b962320db05&tid=13078823&pid=332723741
Mathilde ringelheim
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=c89ecf57-ebb3-4e71-9abe-ab727f9357c7&tid=13078823&pid=332723741
RingelheimCOA
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=fb4e0875-a6bb-498c-a7b9-c6cc80df2c2f&tid=13078823&pid=332723741
Note 4. Her biographers traced her ancestry back to the famed Saxon hero, Widukind (c. 730 - 807).
Note 5. N135Saint Matilda Von RINGELHEIM
She was the wife of Henry I the Fowler, King of the East Franks, whom she married in 909. Their son, Otto, succeeded his father as Otto I the Great.
Matilda founded many religious institutions including the Abbey of Quedlinburg. She was later canonized.
Their other children were Henry I the Quarrelsome, Gerberga (or Gerberge), Hadwig, Bruno I the Great.
Our knowledge of St. Mathilda's life comes largely from brief mentions in the Res Gestae Saxonicae (Deeds of the Saxons) of the monastic historian Widukind of Corvey, and from two sacred biographies (the vita antiquior and vita posterior) written, respectively, c. 974 and c. 1003.
St. Mathilda was the daughter of the Westphalian count Dietrich and his wife Reinhild, and her biographers traced her ancestry back to the famed Saxon hero, Blessed Widukind (c. 730 - 807). As a young girl, she was sent to the convent of Herford, where her reputation for beauty and virtue is said to have attracted the attention of Duke Otto of Saxony, who betrothed her to his son, Henry the Fowler.
After Henry the Fowler's death in 936, St. Mathilda remained at the court of her son Otto, until a cabal of royal advisors is reported to have accused her of weakening the royal treasury in order to pay for her charitable activities. After a brief exile at the Westphalian monastery of Enger, St. Mathilda was brought back to court at the urging of Otto I's first wife, the Anglo-Saxon princess Queen Edith.
St. Mathilda was celebrated for her devotion to prayer and almsgiving; her first biographer depicted her (in a passage indebted to the sixth-century vita of the Frankish queen Radegund by Venantius Fortunatus) leaving her husband's side in the middle of the night and sneaking off to church to pray. St. Mathilda founded many religious institutions, including the canonry of Quedlinburg, Saxony-Anhalt, a center of Ottonian ecclesiastical and secular life and the burial place of St. Mathilda and her husband, and the convent of Nordhausen, Thuringia, likely the source of at least one of her vitae. She was later canonized, with her cult largely confined to Saxony and Bavaria. St. Mathilda's feast day is on March 14. (From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)
St. Matilda
Matilda of Ringelheim (892 - March 14, 968) was the wife of Henry I the Fowler, King of the East Franks. Their son, Otto, succeeded his father as Otto I the Great.
Matilda was the daughter of Dietrich, a count in Saxony, by his wife Reinhild. She could trace her ancestry to the famed Saxon hero, Widukind. As a young girl, she had been sent to the monastery of Herford, where she had been given a literary education. She became so renowned for her lovely face and good works that she attracted the attention of Duke Otto of Saxony, who betrothed her to his son, Henry. They were married in 909 and had three sons and two daughters:
Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor
Henry I, Duke of Bavaria
Bruno I, Archbishop of Cologne
Gerberge, later queen of France
Hedwig, who married Hugh the Great
After her husband's death, Matilda as a counselor in the court of her son Otto, until a cabal of noblemen accused her of having too much wealth and despoiled her of treasure she was using to support churches and paupers. She left to retire to a nunnery, taking the veil. Her daughter-in-law, Eadgyth, prevailed upon Otto to recall his mother and reinstate her in the court.
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Matilda was known for her religious devotion; according to one early biographer, she would leave her husband's side and sneak off to church in the middle of the night to pray. Matilda founded many religious institutions including the Abbey of Quedlinburg. She was later canonized.
Note6: Mathilde_0_de_ringelheim
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=317e9be2-2d4d-4e2d-8c5c-ff0265362920&tid=23901104&pid=1754007521
Note 7:N655SAINTM29
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=231af23d-d243-4732-8499-4631ca1b15bc&tid=6835128&pid=-1191020406
Note 8: St. Matilda of Ringelheim
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=document&guid=11b4f7bd-c909-45b3-8d68-0e37588aa9e1&tid=7122234&pid=2723
Note 9: ref: Wikipedia (http://www. wikipedia.org) (14 May 10) -

Canonized. Founded several monasteries.[12]

Note 10:N4673daughter of Theodoric Count of Ringleheim

Objects

File: Matilda of Ringelheim.
File: http://www.myheritageimages.com/D/storage/site64704372/files/50/06/01/500601_29717120f9e47ka4ipeg29.jpg Matilda of Ringelheim.


Events

Event:
Type: lis.
Note: Her feast day is 14th March.
Father: , Theudebert (Dietrich) of Saxony, Duke of Saxony
Married 909 to , Henry I the Fowler, Holy Roman Emperor
Child 1: , Otto I the Great, King of Germany, b. 23 NOV 912
Child 2: , Gerberge, b. CIR 919
Child 3: , Hadwig, b. ABT 922
Child 4: , Henry I the Quarrelsome of Bavaria, Duke of Bavaria, b. 918
Child 5: , Bruno (St.) the Great of Cologne, Duke of Lorraine, b. 925
Event: Her Feast Day is March 14
Type: Canonized as Saint Mathilde of Ringelheim
Date: APR 968
Event:
Type: lis.
Note: Vanhemmat
Theodoric of Ringleheim ca 853
Ludmilla Ragnhildis x ca 858
Aviopuoliso(t) ja lapset
Puoliso noin 909 Heinrich I Linnustaja of Germany 875-936, lapset
Hedwige of Germans ca 910-965
Otto I Otto I the Great of Holy 912-973
Gerberga of Sachsen 914-984

Sources

  • Source S617
Abbreviation: Ancestral Roots; Fredrick Weis; Seventh Edition, 1992.
Note: Ancestral Roots; Fredrick Weis; Seventh Edition, 1992.
  • Source S-2024265483
Repository: #R-2024265400
Title: Royal Database
Author: Camelot International
Note: Good (Burke's old records)
http://www.camelotintl.com/royal/cgi
NS073083
Source Media Type: Electronic
  • Source: S27185 Title: fitzrandtocharlemange.FTW
  • Repository: R2 Name: www.ancestry.com
  • Roderick W. Stuart, "Royalty for Commoners."

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Collaboration

On 31 Aug 2016 at 23:17 GMT Sunny (Trimbee) Clark wrote:

Canonized as a Saint by the Catholic Church [1]
Notables
Mechtilde (Ringelheim) von Ringelheim is notable.
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On 9 Jul 2015 at 20:05 GMT Darrell Parker wrote:

Von Sachsen-Ringelheim-1 and Ringelheim-1 appear to represent the same person because: same name, dob, dod, spouse

On 27 Jun 2015 at 02:05 GMT John Atkinson wrote:

I think she has been attached to the wrong husband, Mathilde von Ringelheim is usually considered to be wife of Otto's son Heinrich. I think she should be detached from Otto and re-connected to http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Ottonian-1

On 15 Sep 2014 at 18:53 GMT Darrell Parker wrote:

Of Ringelheim-19 and Ringelheim-1 appear to represent the same person because: same name, spouse.



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