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Queen of the successive Lombard kings Authari (ad 584–90) and Agiluf (ad 590–615), daughter of the duke of the Bavarians. As a Catholic she corresponded with Pope Gregory the Great and founded the monastery of St Columbanus at Bobbio. She died c.ad 628.

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