Inger of the Varangian Guard

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Also Known As: "Ингерн Мартинакиос"
Birthplace: Scandinavia
Death: circa 882 (58-75)
Byzantine Empire
Immediate Family:

Husband of Melissena Martinakia
Father of Eudokia Ingerina, Byzantine Empress

Occupation: in the emperor's service, Varangian Guard, варяжки телохранител от императорската гвардия, Logothète
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About Inger of the Varangian Guard

Eudokia was the daughter of Inger, a Varangian guard in the emperor's service. Her mother was a Martiniake and a distant relative to the imperial family, as a close niece of Michael II and a distant niece of emperor Heraclius and his second wife and niece Martina.[2] According to a posterior version by Christian Settipani, she would be the daughter of Inger Martinakios, Logothete, son of Anastasios Martinakios, byzantin noble fl. 817:

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