Hermann "Pusillius," Pfalzgraf of Lower Lotharingia
(Abt 929-0966)
Ezzo Comte de Lorraine
(Abt 955-1034)


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Ezzo Comte de Lorraine

  • Born: Abt 955, Lotharingia
  • Marriage: Mathilda of Saxony before 15 Jun 991 755
  • Died: 21 May 1034, Saalfeld about age 79 755
  • Buried: 1034, Brauweiler Abbey 755

bullet   Another name for Ezzo was Ezzo.

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Web Reference: Charles Crawley's Medieval Lands, Lotharingia .
Ezzo was the son of Hermann and his wife Heilwig. Ezzo died in Saalfeld, 21 May 1034 and was buried at Brauwelier. He married sometime before 15 Jun 991, Mathilde of Germany, daughter of emperor Otto II king of Germany and his wife Theophano.

The Brunwilarensis Monasterii Fundatio names "Herenfridus comes palatinus, qui post Ezo nominatus est" as husband of "Mathilde filia Magni Ottonis", and in a later passage as son of "Hermanni comitis palatine…cognomente Pusillus"[Brunwilarensis Monasterii Fundatio 1 and 23, MGH SS XI, pp. 396 and 407].

The Vita Godehardi names "Mahtildis domnæ Sophiæ sororis" as wife of "Ezonis palatine comitis" [Wolfherii Vita Godehardi Episcopi Hildenesheimensis, Vita Prior 29, MGH SS XI, p. 188]. Thietmar records that "Mathilde the emperor's sister married Ezzo, who was the son of Hermann the count palatine", commenting that "this displeased many" [Thietmar 4.60, p. 194, footnote 165].

Ezzo married Mathilda of Saxony, daughter of Otto of Saxony Holy Roman Emperor, King of Germany and Theophana di Sclerana of Constantinopl, before 15 Jun 991.755 (Mathilda of Saxony was born about 979 in Saxony,160 died 4 Dec1025 in Lotharingia 160 and was buried in 1025 in Brauweiler Abbey.)


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