Hermann "Pusillius," Pfalzgraf of Lower Lotharingia
(Abt 929-966)
Otto of Saxony Holy Roman Emperor, King of Germany
(Abt 955-983)
Theophana di Sclerana of Constantinopl
(Abt 956/60-991)
Ezzo Comte de Lorraine
(Abt 955-1034)
Mathilda of Saxony
(Abt 979-1025)
Richeza Comtesse de Lorraine


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Mieszko II King of Poland

Richeza Comtesse de Lorraine

  • Marriage: Mieszko II King of Poland 160
  • Died: 21 Mar 1063, Saalfeld 160
  • Buried: 1063, Köln St. María

bullet   Another name for Richeza was Rixa Countess of Lorraine.

bullet  General Notes:

~Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, Richenza, or Rixa, married Mieslav II Lambert, King of Poland. Rixa was the daughter of Ezzo, comte de Lorraine and Matilda of Saxony. 160

bullet  Noted events in her life were:

• Web Reference: Charles Crawley's Medieval Lands, Richenza .
Richeza, daughter of Ezzo of Lotharingia and Mathilde of Germany, daughter of Emperor Otto II, King of Germany and his wife Theophano. Richeza married and was divorced, Miesko Lambert of Poland. When Poland boke out into a civil war, she fled for shelter to a western monastery. She was buried at Kö St. María ad gradus.

The Brunwilarensis Monasterii Fundatio names the seven daughters (in order) "Richza, Adelheit, Ida, Mathild, Theophanu, Heylewig, Sophia" as children of "Herenfridus comes palatinus, qui post Ezo nominatus est" and his wife "Mathilde filia Magni Ottonis", specifying in a later passage that "Richza" was divorced from her husband and was mother of "Gazimerum" [ Brunwilarensis Monasterii Fundatio 5 and 16, MGH SS XI, pp. 398 and 403.]. The Kalendarium of Köln Cathedral records the death "XII Kal Mai" of "Rigza regina soror Herimanni archiepiscopi" [Lacomblet, T. J. (1857) Archiv für die Geschichte des Niederrheins (Düsseldorf), Band II, p. 12.].

Richeza married Mieszko II King of Poland, son of Boleslaus I King of Poland and Unknown.160 (Mieszko II King of Poland was born about 990 and died on 10 May 1034.)


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