Ancestors of a 21st century British family

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  • ID: I53154
  • Name: Gunther of Merseburg
  • Sex: M
  • Death: 13 JUL 982 in Stilo, Calabria
  • Cause: Killed in Battle of Stilo against the Saracens
  • BATT: Stilo 982 (killed)
  • Note:

    Gunther was a scion of the Ekkeharding noble family first recorded around Naumburg, which may be affiliated with the Ottonian dynasty. In 962, he was already regarded as a margrave in the newly created Diocese of Magdeburg, alongside Count Wigger of Bilstein and Wigbert.
    He joined Otto's campaign in Calabria in 979 and died there in the Battle of Stilo against the Saracens.
  • _UID: DD619846C6D04CFA83A4610484C408CCA07D
  • Change Date: 7 DEC 2011

    Marriage 1 Dobrava of Bohemia
    • Married:
    1. Has Children Ekkehard von Meissen
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