Merovingian dynasty
The Merovingians (/ˌmɛroʊˈvɪndʒɪən/) were a Salian Frankish dynasty that ruled the Franks for nearly 300 years in a region known as Francia in Latin, beginning in the middle of the 5th century AD. The...
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Merovech
Merovech (Latin: Meroveus or Merovius) (d. 453/457) is the semi-legendary founder of the Merovingian dynasty of the Salian Franks (although Chlodio may in fact be the founder), which later became the ...
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Childeric I
Childeric I (c. 440 – 481/482) was a Merovingian king of the Salian Franks and the father of Clovis I, who would unite the Franks and found the Merovingian dynasty.
Childeric succeeded his father ...
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Mayor of the Palace
Under the Merovingian dynasty, the mayor of the palace (Latin: maior palatii) or majordomo (maior domus) was the manager of the household of the Frankish king. The office existed from the sixth ce...
Merovingian art and architecture
Merovingian art is the art of the Merovingian dynasty of the Franks, which lasted from the 5th century to the 8th century in present day France, Benelux and a part of Germany.The advent of the Merovin...
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Merovingian script
Merovingian script was a medieval script so called because it was developed in the Frankish Kingdom during the Merovingian dynasty. It was used in the 7th and 8th centuries before the Carolingian dyna...
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Merovingian architecture
Merovingian art is the art of the Merovingian dynasty of the Franks, which lasted from the 5th century to the 8th century in present day France, Benelux and a part of Germany.The advent of the Merovin...
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Clovis IV
Clovis IV (sometimes Clovis III if the other Clovis III is considered a usurper) (682–95), son of Theuderic III, was the sole king of the Franks from 691 until his death. Although Clovis IV is called ...
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Sigebert I
Sigebert I (c. 535 – c. 575) was the Germanic king of Austrasia from the death of his father in 561 to his own death. He was the third surviving son out of four of Clotaire I and Ingund. His reign f...
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Eustadiola
Eustadiola (594–684) was an independent woman of Bourges who lived a life of piety apart from any formal rule and was subsequently regarded as a saint. Her vita (biography) was written in the early ei...
Padarn
:Another Paternus was a bishop of Zaragoza (Spain) in 1040-1077.Padarn (Latin: Paternus) was an early 6th century sanctified British Christian abbot-bishop, the eponymous founder of St Padarn's Ch...
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Hunald of Aquitaine
Hunald (also known as Hunoald, Hunuald, Chunoald, Chunold, Hunold, or Hunaud), Duke of Aquitaine and Count of Toulouse (735–744 or 748), succeeded his father Odo the Great in 735.He refused to recogni...
Theuderic III
Theuderic III (or Theuderich, Theoderic, or Theodoric; in French, Thierry) (654–691) was the king of Neustria (including Burgundy) on two occasions (673 and 675–691) and king of Austrasia from 679 to ...
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Dagobert I
Dagobert I (c. 603 – 19 January 639) was the king of Austrasia (623–634), king of all the Franks (629–634), and king of Neustria and Burgundy (629–639). He was the last king of...
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Childebert III
Childebert III, called the Just (French: le Juste) (670 or probably 683 – 23 April 711), son of Theuderic III and Clotilda (or Doda) and sole king of the Franks (695–711), he was seemingly b...
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Dagobert II
Dagobert II (c. 650 – December 23, 679) was the king of Austrasia (676–79), the son of Sigebert III and Chimnechild of Burgundy. He is also accounted a saint by the Roman Catholic Church; his fe...
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List of Frankish queens
This is a list of the women who have been Queens consort of the Frankish people. As all monarchs of the Franks have been required by law and tradition to be male, there has never been a Queen regnant ...
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Odo the Great
Odo the Great (also called Eudes or Eudo) (died c. 735), was the Duke of Aquitaine by 700. His territory included the Duchy of Vasconia in the south-west of Gaul and the Duchy of Aquitaine (at that po...
Clovis II
Clovis II (637 – 27 November 657 or 658) succeeded his father Dagobert I in 639 as King of Neustria and Burgundy. His brother Sigebert III had been King of Austrasia since 634. He was initially ...
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Clotilde
Saint Clotilde (475–545), also known as Clothilde, Clotilda, Clotild, Rotilde etc. (Latin Chrodechildis, Chlodechildis from Frankish *Hrōþihildi or perhaps *Hlōdihildi, both "famous in battle"), was t...
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List of the Mayors of the Palace
Under the Merovingian dynasty, the mayor of the palace (Latin: maior palatii) or majordomo (maior domus) was the manager of the household of the Frankish king. The office existed from the sixth ce...
Baptistère Saint-Jean
The Baptistère Saint-Jean (Baptistery of St. John) is a religious edifice in Poitiers, France. It is reputed to be the oldest existing Christian building in France and one of the most prominent e...
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Radegund
Radegund (also spelled Rhadegund, Radegonde, Radigund) (ca. 520–587) was a 6th-century Thuringian princess and Frankish queen, who founded the Abbey of the Holy Cross at Poitiers. She is the patron sa...
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Chlodomer
Chlodomer, also spelled Clodomir or Clodomer (born c. 495) was the second of the four sons of Clovis I, King of the Franks. On the death of his father, in 511, he divided the kingdom of the Franks wit...
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Audovera
Audovera was the first wife or mistress of Chilperic I, king of Neustria.They had five children.Some time before 567, Audovera and Fredegund prepared for the baptism of Childesinda while Chilperic was...
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Dagobert III
Dagobert III (699–715) was Merovingian king of the Franks (711–715). He was a son of Childebert III. He succeeded his father as the head of the three Frankish kingdoms—Neustria and Austrasia, u...
Chram
Chram (or Chramn) (French: Chramn or Chramne, meaning Raven in Old Frankish) (died 561) was a son of Chlothar I and his fifth wife, Chunsina.Chram rose in rebellion against his father Chlothar, a king...
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