Adelaide of Italy

Saint Adelaide – Queen of Italy

This article was written by Carol. Adelaide was one of the most powerful women of the 10th century in Europe. Adelaide was born in 931 to King Rudolph II of Burgundy. When Adelaide was two, her father betrothed her to Lothair, the son of Hugh of Provence. This was part of a peace settlement between [read more]

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Adelaide of Italy

Royal Saints

Many royal women sought a religious life, especially after the deaths of their husbands or even from their early childhood. I have compiled a list, probably incomplete, of many of those female saints. Adelaide of Italy Adelaide was born around 931 and she was respectively Queen of Italy as the wife of Lothair II of [read more]