|Mathilde VON RINGELHEIM
Mathilde VON RINGELHEIM
- Born: Abt 896, Ringelheim, Goslar, Hannover, Germany
- Married: 909, Wallhausen, Sachsen
- Died: 14 Mar 968, Quedlinburg, Saxony
Widukind names "Mahthilda" as wife of King Heinrich, also naming her father and three brothers. Thietmar names Mathilde as daughter of "Dietrich and Reinhild" when recording her marriage to Heinrich, and specifies that she was "a descendant of the lineage of King Widukind". Her alleged descent from Widukind is also referred to in the Vita Mahthildis. Thietmar records that Quedlinburg was bestowed on Mathilde as part of her dower 16 Sep 929, and that she established the convent there thirty days after the death of her husband.
Lay Abbess of Nivelles. The necrology of Fulda records the death "968 II Id Mar" of "Mahthild regina". 1
Mathilde married Heinrich I "der Vogelsteller" VON SACHSEN, King of Germany, son of Otto "der Erlauchte" VON SACHSEN and Hedwig (Hathui) VON BABENBERG, Holy Roman Empress, in 909 in Wallhausen, Sachsen. (Heinrich I "der Vogelsteller" VON SACHSEN was born in 876 in Babenberg, Bayern and died on 2 Jul 936 in Memleben, Sachsen.)
1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands: Mathilde.