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From: "Todd A. Farmerie" <>
Subject: Re: A sip of Bourbon
Date: Fri, 07 May 1999 10:07:43 -0400
Kelly Petit wrote:
> This was not what my encyclopaedia tells me:
> Hugues le grand /the great or le Blanc, died 956. earl of Paris and
> duke of France. He married Ethilde , etc,[snipped] then Mathilde,
> sister of Otton the Great.
> Source: LAROUSSE Encyclopédique
> There's no mention of Hedwige??
Well, the Larousse is wrong (probably just a slip). She was sister of
Otto the Great, but the woman's name was Hedwige (named after her
paternal grandmother). Mathilde was the name of the woman's mother, the
wife of Henry I.
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