King Childeric der Franken, III

King Childeric der Franken, III

Male - 755    Has more than 250 ancestors and one descendant in this family tree.

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  • Name Childeric der Franken 
    Prefix King 
    Suffix III 
    Relationshipwith Adam
    Gender Male 
    Died 755 
    Person ID I387991  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 8 Oct 2002 

    Father King Chilperic der Franken, II,   b. Abt 670,   d. 721  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Family ID F154280  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Theodoric der Franken,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2002 
    Family ID F154281  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
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  • Notes 
    • King of the Franks (743-751).
      Childeric, the son of Chilperic II, entered holy orders but became King of the Franks in 743 A.D. after the throne had been left vacant for six years. He was placed on the throne by Pepin the Short and Carloman, both of them Mayors of the Palace and both Charles Martel's sons and successors. Childeric was the last Merovingian king. He was deposed by Pepin the Short in 751 A.D. and was imprisoned, on Pepin's orders, in Saint-Bertin Abbey where he died a few years later. Meanwhile, Pepin ruled in his place. Childeric's son, Theodoric, was imprisoned in Fontenelle Abbey. This marked the end of the Merovingian dynasty.


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