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Agnes of Poitou

Born: 1025 AD
Died: 1077 AD, at 52 years of age.

Nationality: German
Categories: Monarch


1024 - Agnes de Poitou was born in the kingdom of Aquitaine on 1025.


1043 - Crowned Queen of Mainz and married Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor on November 21, 1043 at Besancon.


1046 - Queen Agnes and King Henry III was crowned Empress and Emperor in Rome.


1056-1062 - She was regent during the minority of her son, Henry IV.


1062 - Deprived of power by the Archbishop Anno II of Cologne and Adalbert von Hamburg-Bremen.


1067 - Agnes and Bishop Altman establish the monastery of Saint Nicolas in Passau.


1065 - Agnes de Poitou went to Rome and lived under the guidance of the theologian Peter Damian.


1077 - Died in Rome, Italy on December 14, 1077.


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