Subject

Subject Details
Name
Aba of Tours
Note
ca. 769. Countess of Tours. Noblewoman, matron, and patroness. Associated by name with the commission of the Niedermünster Cross. Aba (or Ava) was the wife of Hugh (or Hugo) of Tours, a wealthy knight from the Duchy of Burgundy. Hugo was favored in the court of Charlemagne.
Citations
  • Stein, W., The Ninth Century and the Holy Grail (London: Temple Lodge, 1988), p. 30.

See Froms
  • Ava de Morvois
  • Aba, Wife of Hugh
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