Billung Princeps of Saxony
Adea Carolingien
(-After 810)
Liudolf Duke of Saxony
(Abt 816-866)
(Abt 831-913)
Otto "the Illustrious" Duke of Saxony


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Otto "the Illustrious" Duke of Saxony

  • Born: 836-851, Saxony
  • Marriage: Hedwig of Franconia
  • Died: 30 Nov 912, Saxony at age 76 1020
  • Buried: 912, Gandersheim Stiftskirche 1020

bullet   Another name for Otto was Otto "der Erlauchte" Graf Liudolf.

bullet  General Notes:

Fenwich Allied Ancestry, p. 63, Otto, the Grand Duke of Saxony, died 912, married Hedwige, daughter of Emperor Louis, Fermanicus, married second Ludoph or Leutgarde, daughter of Emperor Arnulph and Ode, daughter of Theodon, Count of Bavaria. 726

Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 141:17, Otto, "the illustrious," Duke of Saxony, married Hedwig, daughter of Henrich, Marquis of France, and Duke of Austrasia, who died in battle in Paris, 28 Aug 886. Otto and Hedwig were the parents of Henry I, "the Fowler," Duke of Saxony and King of the Saxons. 160

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Web Reference: Charles Cawley's Medieval Lands, Otto "der Erlauchte .
Otto, son of Liudolf and his wife Oda Billung, married Hedwig, daughter of Heinrick and his wife Engeltrudis.

Otto married Hedwig of Franconia, daughter of Heinrich Marquis de Francs et duc de Austrasia and Unknown. (Hedwig of Franconia died on 24 Dec 903.)


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