|Ekkehard VON MERSEBURG
Ekkehard VON MERSEBURG
- Died: 30 Aug or 4 Sep 954
Compiler's 33 x great-grandfather
The descent of Ekkehard from an older brother of Heinrich I King of Germany is proposed by Hlawitschka. "Otto…rex" confirmed the immunities of Kloster Essen including over land "excepta in loco Ruoldinghus quam Eggihart et eius coniunx Rikilt" possessed by hereditary right and in land "in comitatu Ecberti et Cobbonis" by charter dated 15 Jan 947, signed by "Heinrici fratris regis, Herimanni ducis, Cuonradi comitis, Erenfridi comitis, Gebehardi comitis, Ekkihardi comitis, Hugonis comitis". "Otto…rex" granted property "in pago Hassagoi…Mersapurac in comitatu cuiusdam comitis…Teti" to "nostro fideli Hohstein…et uxori eius Chiniodrud" at the request of "Heinrici fratris nostri…Heckihardique comitis" by charter dated 26 Sep 949.
The necrology of Fulda records the death "954 II Non Sep" of "Eggihart com". 1
1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands: Ekkehard.