She was born the daughter of Lord Gamaliel Bricassart, a nobleman of high standing from Bodai, and his wife Lady Melisende. When she was nineteen she was married off to Baldwin Preston, a wealthy landowner ten years her senior. He died when she was twenty five. The couple had no children.
A year later she married Letholdus, who was destined to be king. Not long after they were wed, Letholdus had her imprisoned for treachery. He would pay her occasional visits, where it was said he would torture her. Their only child, Enid, was born in captivity.