Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Fastra’de (2 syl.).

E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Fastra’de (2 syl.).
Daughter of the Saxon count Rodolph and Luitgarde the German. One of the nine wives of Charlemagne.   1
“Those same soft bells at eventide
Rang in the ears of Charlemagne,
As, seated by Fastra’da’s side
At Ingelheim, in all his pride,
He heard their sound with secret pain.”
Longfellow: Golden Legend, vi.


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