Eudocia (daughter of Valentinian III)

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Eudocia or Eudoxia (439 – 466/474?) was the eldest daughter of Roman emperor Valentinian III and his wife, Licinia Eudoxia.wikipedia
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Licinia Eudoxia

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Eudocia or Eudoxia (439 – 466/474?) was the eldest daughter of Roman emperor Valentinian III and his wife, Licinia Eudoxia.
In 439, Eudoxia was granted the title of Augusta, with the birth of their first daughter Eudocia.

Valentinian III

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Eudocia or Eudoxia (439 – 466/474?) was the eldest daughter of Roman emperor Valentinian III and his wife, Licinia Eudoxia.
In 438, peace was also achieved with the Suebi in Spain, the same year Valentinian's daughter, Eudocia, was born.

Huneric

Hunneric
In the mid-440s, at age 5, Eudocia was betrothed to Huneric, son of the Vandal king Gaiseric (and then a hostage in Italy).
He was married to Eudocia, daughter of western Roman Emperor Valentinian III (419–455) and Licinia Eudoxia.

Placidia

Galla PlacidiaGalla Placidia Valentiniana Minor
In response, the Vandals (reportedly at the request of Eudocia's mother) invaded Italy and captured Eudocia, her mother, and her younger sister, Placidia.
Placidia was the second daughter of Valentinian III and Licinia Eudoxia, younger sister of Eudocia, who became the wife of Huneric, son of Gaiseric, king of the Vandals.

Palladius (Caesar)

Palladius
Eudocia's father was assassinated in 455, and his successor, Petronius Maximus, compelled Eudocia's mother to marry him and Eudocia herself to marry his son, Palladius.
He was married to Eudocia, to add to the legitimacy of his father's rule, however this broke the treaty made by Valentinian III and the Vandal king Genseric, in which they arranged the marriage of Eudocia to Huneric, Genseric's son.

Hilderic

They had a son, Hilderic, who reigned as king of the Vandals, from 523-530.
His father was Genseric's son Huneric, and his mother was Eudocia, the daughter of the Roman Emperor Valentinian III and Licinia Eudoxia.

Vandals

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In the mid-440s, at age 5, Eudocia was betrothed to Huneric, son of the Vandal king Gaiseric (and then a hostage in Italy).
Diplomacy between the two factions broke down, and in 455 with a letter from the Empress Licinia Eudoxia, begging Genseric's son to rescue her, the Vandals took Rome, along with the Empress and her daughters Eudocia and Placidia.

Petronius Maximus

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Eudocia's father was assassinated in 455, and his successor, Petronius Maximus, compelled Eudocia's mother to marry him and Eudocia herself to marry his son, Palladius.
He also proceeded to cancel the betrothal of Licinia’s daughter, Eudocia, to Huneric, the son of the Vandal king Geiseric, and marry her to his own son.

Gaiseric

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In the mid-440s, at age 5, Eudocia was betrothed to Huneric, son of the Vandal king Gaiseric (and then a hostage in Italy).
He also took with him Empress Licinia Eudoxia, Valentinian's widow, and her daughters, Eudocia and Placidia.

Theodosius II

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She was thus the granddaughter on her mother's side of Eastern emperor Theodosius II and his wife, the poet Aelia Eudocia; and on her father's side of Western emperor Constantius III and his wife Galla Placida.

Aelia Eudocia

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She was thus the granddaughter on her mother's side of Eastern emperor Theodosius II and his wife, the poet Aelia Eudocia; and on her father's side of Western emperor Constantius III and his wife Galla Placida.

Constantius III

ConstantiusFlavius Constantius
She was thus the granddaughter on her mother's side of Eastern emperor Theodosius II and his wife, the poet Aelia Eudocia; and on her father's side of Western emperor Constantius III and his wife Galla Placida.

Galla Placidia

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She was thus the granddaughter on her mother's side of Eastern emperor Theodosius II and his wife, the poet Aelia Eudocia; and on her father's side of Western emperor Constantius III and his wife Galla Placida.

Arianism

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At some time following the birth of Hilderic, Eudocia withdrew to Jerusalem due to religious differences with her Arian husband.

Evagrius Scholasticus

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Evagrius Scholasticus, Ecclesiastical History

Hydatius

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Nikephoros Kallistos Xanthopoulos

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Nicephorus Callistus Xanthopoulos, Ecclesiastical History

Procopius

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Procopius, de Bello Vandalico

Theophanes the Confessor

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Sack of Rome (455)

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In the 440s, the Vandal king Genseric and the Roman Emperor Valentinian III had betrothed their children, Huneric and Eudocia, to strengthen their alliance, reached in 442 with a peace treaty (the marriage was delayed as Eudocia was too young).

Libius Severus

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Gaiseric had captured the wife and the two daughters of the Western Roman Emperor Valentinian III – Licinia Eudoxia, Placidia and Eudocia – during the sack of Rome (455), and, through the marriage of one of them, Eudocia, with his son Huneric, he had entered the imperial family.

Olybrius

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He also elevated his own son Palladius to the rank of Caesar and had him marry Eudocia, elder daughter of Valentinian.