Section E: Descendants of King Clodion _____

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Generation One

1. KING CLODION1 _____ was born about 380, and died between 438 and 458. [3]
King of the Salic Franks, 428-448
The Salic Franks came from Dieburg in Hessen, the name Salic being derived from
the river Saale which flows southwest into the Main River in Tournai and
correspond generally with the territory of Hainaut.
AR: (240-1)
Child:
+2i.MEROVAEUS2 _____, b. about 411; d. in 458.


Generation Two

2. MEROVAEUS2 _____ (Clodion _____1), son of (1) King Clodion1, was born about 411, and died in 458. [3]
Son or son-in-law of Clodian
Defeated Atilla with the aid of Aetius, 451, king, 448-458.
Child:
+3i.KING CHILDERIC I3 _____, b. about 436; d. in 481; m. after 463 BASINA _____ of Thuringia, Germany.


Generation Three

3. KING CHILDERIC I3 _____ (Merovaeus _____2, Clodion _____1), son of (2) Merovaeus2 _____, was born about 436, and died in 481. He married after 463, BASINA _____ of Thuringia.
King of the Salic Franks, 458-481
His kingdom included Seine, marne, Meuse, Moselle, treves, Angers and orleans;
In 1653, his tomb was discovered at Tournai: it contained his seal ring and
several gold bees, the imperial emblem of the Merovingians later adopted by
Napolean.
Child:
+4i.KING CLOVIS I4 _____ THE GREAT, b. in 465; d. on 11 Nov. 511 in Paris, France; m. (IK-4) SAINT CHLOTILDA _____, b. in 475, d. in Tours, France on 3 June 548, daughter of (IK-3) King Chilperic.


Generation Four

4. KING CLOVIS I4 _____ THE GREAT (Childeric I _____3, Merovaeus _____2, Clodion _____1), son of (3) King Childeric I3 and Basina (_____), was born in 465, and died on 11 Nov. 511 in Paris. He married (IK-4) SAINT CHLOTILDA _____, daughter of (IK-3) King Chilperic, who was born in 475, and died on 3 June 548 in Tours. [3]
Clovis (Chlodowig, Ludwig, Ludovicus, Louis or Lewis), King of the Salic
Franks, 481-511, defeated the Roman general Syagrius near Soissons, 486, and
the Alemanni, 496. Through the influence of Chlotilda, he was baptized as a
Christian by St. Remy at Rheims, 25 Dec. 496. He defeated the Burgundians,
500, fixed his court at Paris, 507, defeated the Visigoths at Voulon near
Poiters, 507. At the time of his death he was the sole king of France.
Chlotilda was later canonized as a saint, and is commemorated on the 3rd of
June.
Child:
+5i.CLOTHAIRE I5 _____, b. in 499; d. in 561; m. RADEGONDA _____.


Generation Five

5. CLOTHAIRE I5 _____ (Clovis I _____4, Childeric I _____3, Merovaeus _____2, Clodion _____1), son of (4) King Clovis I4 the Great and (IK-4) Saint Chlotilda (_____), was born in 499, and died in 561. He married RADEGONDA _____. [3]
Clothaire was the youngest son of Clovis I.
He was king of Soissons, 511-561, which consisted of Soissons, Laon, Amiens,
Cambrai, Terouanne and Limoges, being largely the original Merovingian kingdom.
He conquered Burgundy and provence, 534-536; from 558 until his death, 561, he
was the sole king of the Franks.
A dau. of the king of the Thuringian Franks; she became a nun at Poiters, 554.
Child:
+6i.KING CHILPERIC I6 OF NEUSTRIA of Neustria, France, b. in 539; d. in 584; m. FREDEGONDA _____, b. in 543, d. in 597.


Generation Six

6. KING CHILPERIC I6 OF NEUSTRIA (Clothaire I _____5, Clovis I _____4, Childeric I _____3, Merovaeus _____2, Clodion _____1) of Neustria, son of (5) Clothaire I5 and Radegonda (_____) _____, was born in 539, and died in 584. He married FREDEGONDA _____, who was born in 543, and died in 597. [3]
King of Neustria (i.e. Soissons) 561-584
3rd wife, the maid of Chilperic's first wife.
Fredegonda, wife of Chilperic, and Brunhilda, wife of Siegbert, were among the
most bloodthirsty and evil women in history, especially the former, who
murdered all who stood in her way.
Child:
+7i.KING CLOTHAIRE II7 OF SOISSONS, b. in 584; d. in 628 in Paris; m. ALTRUDE _____.


Generation Seven

7. KING CLOTHAIRE II7 OF SOISSONS (Chilperic I of NEUSTRIA6, Clothaire I _____5, Clovis I _____4, Childeric I _____3, Merovaeus _____2, Clodion _____1), son of (6) King Chilperic I6 and Fredegonda (_____), was born in 584, and died in 628 in Paris. He married ALTRUDE _____. [3]
King of Soissons 584-613
Sole king of the Franks 617-628
He signed the "Perpetual Constitution" 614/5 (an early Magna Charta)
Child:
+8i.KING DAGOBERT I8 OF AUSTRASIA of Austrasia, France, b. in 602; d. in 638.


Generation Eight

8. KING DAGOBERT I8 OF AUSTRASIA (Clothaire II of SOISSONS7, Chilperic I of NEUSTRIA6, Clothaire I _____5, Clovis I _____4, Childeric I _____3, Merovaeus _____2, Clodion _____1) of Austrasia, son of (7) King Clothaire II7 and Altrude (_____), was born in 602, and died in 638. [3]
King of Austrasia 622-628
Sole king of France 828-638
Published a code of laws
Considered the greatest of the Merovingian kings of France
m. three times
Founded the Abby of St. Denis
Child:
+9i.KING SIEGBERT III9 OF AUSTRASIA of Austrasia, b. before 639; d. after 653.


Generation Nine

9. KING SIEGBERT III9 OF AUSTRASIA (Dagobert I8, Clothaire II of SOISSONS7, Chilperic I of NEUSTRIA6, Clothaire I _____5, Clovis I _____4, Childeric I _____3, Merovaeus _____2, Clodion _____1) of Austrasia, son of (8) King Dagobert I8, was born before 639, and died between 653 and 748. [3]
King of Austrasia 639-654
Was banished to an Irish monastery by Pepin of Landen
Child:
+10i.KING DAGOBERT II10 OF AUSTRASIA of Austrasia, b. before 676; d. after 679.


Generation Ten

10. KING DAGOBERT II10 OF AUSTRASIA (Siegbert III9, Dagobert I8, Clothaire II of SOISSONS7, Chilperic I of NEUSTRIA6, Clothaire I _____5, Clovis I _____4, Childeric I _____3, Merovaeus _____2, Clodion _____1) of Austrasia, son of (9) King Siegbert III9, was born before 676, and died between 679 and 786. [1]
King of Austrasia 676-680
Ancestry is questionable.
Child:
+11i.ADELA11 _____, b. about 650/1.


Generation Eleven

11. ADELA11 _____ (Dagobert II of AUSTRASIA10, Siegbert III9, Dagobert I8, Clothaire II of SOISSONS7, Chilperic I of NEUSTRIA6, Clothaire I _____5, Clovis I _____4, Childeric I _____3, Merovaeus _____2, Clodion _____1), daughter of (10) King Dagobert II10, was born between 589/90 and 736, and died between 603/4 and 846. [2]
Child:
+FM-1i.COUNT AUBRI I1 OF BLOIS of Blois, France.



1. Frederick Lewis Weis, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th ed. (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999), (240-10).
2. Ibid., (240-11).
3. Frederick Lewis Weis, Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England between 1623 and 1650, 5th ed. (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1985).