Childébert "the Catholic", I, King of the Franks

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Childébert "the Catholic", I, King of the Franks

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Death: December 23, 558 (56-65)
Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France
Place of Burial: Paris
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Son of Clovis I the Great, King of the Franks and Chlotilde of Burgundy
Husband of Ultragotha
Father of Chrodoberge and Chrodesinde
Brother of Ingomer; Chlodomir I, King the Franks at Orléans; Chlothar I "the Old" King of the Franks and Clotilde, Queen consort of the Visigoths
Half brother of Theodoric, King of the Franks

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About Childébert "the Catholic", I, King of the Franks

CHLODOVECH [Clovis] ([464/67]-Paris [27 Nov] 511, bur Paris, basilique des Saints-Apôtres [later église de Sainte-Geneviève]). m [secondly] (492) CHROTECHILDIS [Clotilde/Rotilde[48]] of Burgundy, daughter of CHILPERICH King of Burgundy & his wife --- ([480]-Tours, monastery of Saint-Martin 544 or 548, bur Paris, basilique des Saints-Apôtres [later église de Sainte-Geneviève]). King Clovis & his second wife had [six] children:

2. INGOMER (b and d 493).

3. CHLODOMER ([494/95]-killed in battle Vézeronce 21 Jun 524).

4. CHILDEBERT ([497]-23 Dec 558, bur Paris, Saint-Germain des Prés). Gregory of Tours names Childebert as son of King Clovis and his wife Clotilde, listed after Chlodomer and before Clotaire[120]. "Theodorico, Chlomiro, Hildeberto, Hlodario" are named (in order) as sons of "Chlodoveus" in the Regum Merowingorum Genealogia[121]. He succeeded his father in 511 as CHILDEBERT I King of the Franks, at Paris, his territory covering the Seine and Somme valleys as well as the northern coast of France as far as Brittany, Nantes and Angers. Gregory of Tours records that King Childebert attacked and defeated Amalric King of the Visigoths[122], which marked the end of the Visigothic government in France and the start of the transfer of their power-base to Spain. He and his brother Clotaire launched a third attack on Burgundy, besieged Autun and occupied the whole kingdom, deposing King Gondemar II[123]. Gregory of Tours records that the childless King Childebert adopted his nephew Theodebert as his heir after the death of the latter's father[124]. He founded the monastery in Paris which, from the end 11th century, was called Saint-Germain-des-Prés. Gregory of Tours records the death of King Childebert in Paris and his burial in the church of St Vincent[125]. The Marii Episcopi Aventicensis Chronica records the death in 558 of "Childebertus rex Francorum"[126]. m ULTROGOTHA, daughter of --- (-after 561, bur Paris, Saint-Germain des Prés). Gregory of Tours names Ultrogotha as the wife of King Childebert, specifying that she was sent into exile with her two daughters by King Clotaire after her husband died[127]. MEDLANDS Childebert I & his wife had two children:

a) CHRODESINDIS (-after [566/67], bur Paris, Saint-Germain des Prés). Gregory of Tours records that Ultrogotha and her two (unnamed) daughters were sent into exile by King Clotaire after her husband died[128]. Settipani cites a spurious charter of Saint-Germain-des-Prés dated 20 Aug 566, "falsified in the 11th century from a lost act of King Clotaire I", which names the two sisters[129]. MEDLANDS

b) CHRODOBERGA (-after [566/67]). Gregory of Tours records that Ultrogotha and her two (unnamed) daughters were sent into exile by King Clotaire after her husband died[130]. Settipani cites a spurious charter of Saint-Germain-des-Prés dated 20 Aug 566, "falsified in the 11th century from a lost act of King Clotaire I", which names the two sisters[131]. MEDLANDS

5. CHLOTHACHAR [Clotaire/Lothar] ([501/02]-Soissons [30 Nov/31 Dec] 561, bur Soissons, basilique Saint-Médard).

6. THEODECHILDIS ([492/501]-576)?

7. CHROTHIELDIS [Clotilde] ([502/11]-531, bur Paris, basilique des Saints-Apôtres [later église de Sainte-Geneviève]).

8. daughter?

http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/MEROVINGIANS.htm#ClovisIB


Sources

Stuart, Roderick W. Royalty for Commoners, The Complete Known Lineage of John of Gaunt, Son of Edward III, King of England, and Queen Philippa. Fourth Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2002.

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