Anne of Kiev( daughter of Grand Prince Yaroslav)
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Biography Anne of Kiev
According to some accounts she was the second wife of King Henry I. Born in Kiev about 1025. In 1048 Henry sent to her embassy, consisting of Saveyra Gauthier, Bishop of Meaux, and a detachment of soldiers. May 14, 1049 wedding took place in Reims. A few years later she gave birth to a son Philip, and in pursuance of a vow, built in honor of St.. Vikentiya monastery (St. Vincent a Senlis) in Senlis. Then she gave birth to Henry I have two sons: Robert (who died early) and Hugh, later Count Vermandois. Henry I died in 1060, and A. Yaroslavna withdrew to Senlis, where was kidnapped by Raoul, Count of Valois, who married her. The marriage was recognized by Pope illegal but Raoul, however, lived happily with A. 12 years, died in 1074. Proceedings of the return of A. Yaroslavna in Russia after the death of her second husband not very probable. In 1075 she had signed a letter along with his son. - Wed. Mezeray, "Histoire de France" (AP, 1643 - 51; attached to the book A Portrait. Yaroslavna, written with plaster pictures of her at the portal of the church of St.. Vikentiya in Senlis); R. Durdent, "Epoques et faits memorables de l'histoire de Russie" (AP, 1816); H. Buteau, "La Princesse Anne" ( "Nouvelle Revue", t. 85), C. Rousseau, "Rozyskaniya daughters of Yaroslav.
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