Matilda of Saxony, countess of Flanders

Matilda of Saxony (c. 935-942 – May 25th 1008) was a Saxon aristocrat who became countess of Flanders by marriage to Baldwin III, Count of Flanders.

Matilda of Saxony
Countess consort of Flanders
Bornc. 935–942
Died25 May 1008
Ghent
SpouseBaldwin III, Count of Flanders
Godfrey I, Count of Verdun
HouseBillung
FatherHermann Billung

LifeEdit

Matilda was the daughter of Hermann Billung. She first married Baldwin III, count of Flanders, with whom she had one son:

After Baldwin's death, Matilda married Godfrey I, Count of Verdun, with whom she had several children:

Matilda died on 25 May 1008 and was buried in Ghent.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Healy 2006, p. 36.
  2. ^ Healy 2006, p. 30.