Daniel and Lalou Holdt's kinship with

Saint Begga of LandenSaint Begga of Landen:

41st great-grandmother

Daughter of Pepin I of Landen, mayor of the palace, and Saint Ida of Nivelles; sister
of Saint Gertrude of Nivelles. Married Ansegilius, son of Saint Arnulf of Metz. Mother of Pepin of Herstal, founder of the Carolingian dynasty of rulers in France, in 635, and of Martin of Laon. On the death of her husband in 691 in a hunting accident, she took the veil, founded founded seven churches, and built a convent at Ardenne on the Meuse River where she spent the rest of her days as abbess. 

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