Basinus I, King of the Thüringians

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Basinus, König der Thüringer

Birthplace: Cologne, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Weldelphus, King of the Thüringians (Fictitious Person) and Wife of Weldelphus of the Thüringians
Husband of Basina of the Saxons
Father of Basina II of the Thüringians
Brother of Merwig II, King of the Thüringians; Basina I of the Thüringians; Wedelphe of the Thüringians and ... of the Thüringians

Occupation: Roy de Thüringe
Managed by: Harald Tveit Alvestrand
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About Basinus I, King of the Thüringians

1. BASINUS, son of --- (-after 464). King of Thuringia. Gregory of Tours specifies that Childerich King of the Franks found refuge with Basinus King of Thuringia after being deposed[6], dated to [456/57]. m as her first husband, BASINA, daughter of ---. Gregory of Tours names Basina as wife of Basinus King of Thuringia, specifying that she deserted her first husband to join Childerich after he was restored as king in Gaul[7]. Assuming that Basina existed, it is unlikely that her first name is correct considering that it is the feminine form of her first husband's name. She married secondly ([464]) Childerich I King of the Franks. The marriage date is estimated on the basis of how long Childerich was allegedly in exile, assuming that the date of his deposition is accurate, and is appears to be consistent with the estimated dates of birth of the couple's descendants. BASINUS, King of Thuringia (c460 AD - c505), born c440 AD - died c505. He was married firstly to Basina of Cologne (born c440 - died c480 AD), from whom he was divorced (465 AD, she remarried to Childeric I of the Franks). Basinus remarried secondly (c467 AD) to MENIA N, who was the mother of,

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Cologne, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Age 40
Wittenberg, Lutherstadt, Sachsen-Anhalt, Deutschland
Age 60