Adaltrude Carolingian was born 774 to Charlemagne (747-814) and Gersuinda (750-aft800) . Charlemagne (747-814)/s.

Gersuinda (750-aft800) was the mother of Charlemagne (747-814)'s daughter, Adaltrude. Charlemagne was known to be fond of his daughters and reluctant for them to marry and/or leave his court, and Adaltrude's fate, like that of many of Charlemagne's children, is unknown, although many are known to have gone into the church. It is probable that she received a formal education, as Einhard stresses that Charlemagne's sons and daughters were educated in the liberal arts, and the women were expected to learn to spin and weave and 'acquire every womanly accomplishment, rather than fritter away their time in sheer idleness'.


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