French King. Reigned from 637 to 655.
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King of Neustria and Burgundy
Clovis was the son of Dagobert I, and grandson of Chlothar II and Haldetrude, half brother to Sigerbert III. Sigebert was the King of Austrasia since 634, and when their father died in 639, Clovis succeeded him as king of Nuestria and Burgundy with his mother, Nanthild, as regent. His mother died in 642 while Clovis was still under age, Clovis fell in love with a slave in the household of Erchinoald, the Mayor of the palace, Balthild, who gave her to him in royal favor. they produced three son who all became kings; Clotaire, Childeric and Theuderic. Clovis died before he reached the age of twenty one.
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Saint Balthild Ascania (626 - 680)*
Childeric II King Of The Franks (653 - 675)*
Saint Denis Basilique
Departement de Seine-Saint-Denis
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Record added: Apr 03, 2001
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