German - Wife of Ludwig, king of Normandy. Mother of Hartmut and Ortrun. Hartmut abducted Gudrun and, when she rejected his advances, handed her over to the care of his mother. Gerlinda treated the maiden very badly and, in revenge, when Gudrun was rescued by the force led by Herwig, Ortwin and Wat, Gerlinda was killed by Wat. Occasionally referred to as Gerlinda, Gerlind or Gerlind.

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