A List of Names Taken from French Royal Mistresses (1)
|Odette and Charles VI by François Guizot|
Evochilde - Clovis I
Waldrada, Princess of the Lombards - Chlothar I
Valtrude of the Lombards - Chlothar I
Arnegundis - Chlothar I
Merofleda - Charibert I - Had a daughter by him named Berteflede.
Clothilde - Charibert I
Marcovefa - Charibert I - Had a daughter by him named Clothilde.
Theogilda - Charibert I
Fredegund d'Ardennes - Chilperic I - Later became Queen. Persuaded Chilperic to divorce his first wife and send her to a convent; however he then married Galswintha, who Fredegund strangled. Her daughter with Chilperic was called Rigunth, and she also tried to kill her.
Ragnetrude of Austrasia - Dagobert I - Had a son by him named Sigebert III.
Berthilde - Dagobert I
Gersuinda of the Saxons - Charlemagne - Had a daughter by him named Adaltrude.
Amaltrud of Vienne - Charlemagne
Ethelind - Charlemagne - Had sons by him named Richbod and Theodoric.
Sigrade - Charlemagne
Madelgard - Charlemagne - Had a daughter by him named Ruodhaid.
Regina - Charlemagne - Had sons by him named Drogo and Hugh.
Landrade des Herbages - Charlemagne
Adelindus - Charlemagne
Theodelinde of Sens - Louis the Pious - Had two children by him named Arnulf and Alpais.
Luitgrade of Saxony - Louis the Stammerer
Adelheid of Paris - Louis the Stammerer
Edgiva of Kent - Charles the Simple
Frederuna von Ringleheim - Charles the Simple
Biette de Casinel - Charles V
Odette de Champdivers - Charles VI - She was sometimes referred to as Oudine or Odinette, and was affectionately nicknamed "le petite reine", or "the little queen". She had a daughter by him named Marguerite de Valois.