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From: "Todd A. Farmerie" <>
Subject: Re: AGATHA, WIFE of EDWARD the EXILE
Date: Mon, 30 Dec 1996 17:57:08 -0500
> In article <>,
> <> wrote:
> >I have information that Agatha was a daughter of Istvan I of Hungary
> >(969-1038) and Gisele of Bavaria (985-1033). Maybe it's wrong ?
> >Jaroslav I had three daughters: Anastasia, married Andreas I of Hungary;
> >Anna, who married Henry I of France; and Elisabeth, who married Harald
> >of Norway. What arguments are in favour of Agatha's possible parentage ?
> >Alexander Agamov Moscow, Russia
> Who was the father of Andreas I of Hungary? If it was King Stephen, then
> the story that she was the GRANDDAUGHTER of Stephen (which is what I had
> read in several places -- sorry don't have the sources) might be
> reconciled with her also be a GRANDDAUGHTER of Jaroslav (i.e., daughter of
> Andreas I and Anastasia). Just speculation. Any evidence of this? Just
> a speculation, of course.
Andreas was not son of Stephen, but son of a first cousin. While her
being daughter of Stephen was once the predominant version, de Vajay has
showed that this fits neither the chronology nor the contemporary
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