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Adelaide of Metz

Adelaide of Metz

Adelaide of Metz (970 – 19 May 1046) was a French noblewoman.

Adelaide was born in 970 in Egisheim. She was a member of the Matfriding dynasty, descending from Matfrid. Her parents are unknown but she was a sister of Adalbert and Gerhard. She married Henry of Speyer, a German count and member of the Salian dynasty. They had two children, Judith of Speyer and Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor. After her husband's death, she married a Frankish count from the Babenberg dynasty and had another son, Gebhard III, Bishop of Regensburg. In 1037 she founded the Collegiate Church in Öhringen.


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