|Frédégonde D' ARDENNES
Frédégonde D' ARDENNES
- Born: 546, Montididier, , France
- Married: 568
- Died: 597, Paris, Île-de-France, France
originally Chilperic's serving woman...she was the maid of Chilperic's 1st wife, Galswintha, Brunhild's sister.
She was noted as "One of the most bloodthirsty women in history," "Ruthlessly murderous and sadistically cruel, Fredegund can have few rivals in monstrousness".
Frédégonde married Chilperic I MEROVING King of the Franks in Soissons, son of Chlothachar I "le Vieux" MEROVING King of the Franks in Soissons and Arégonde (Arnegundis), in 568. (Chilperic I MEROVING King of the Franks in Soissons was born about 539 and died after Oct 584 in murdered as he returned from hunting.)