Roi Dagobert d' Austrasia, I

Roi Dagobert d' Austrasia, I

Male 602 - 639  (37 years)    Has more than 100 ancestors and more than 100 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Dagobert d' Austrasia 
    Prefix Roi 
    Relationshipwith Francis Fox
    Born 602 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Jan 639 
    Person ID I15885  Geneagraphie | Voorouders HW, Ahnen BvS
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2010 

    Father Roi Clotairené d' Austrasia, 'II, le Jeune',   b. 584,   d. 629  (Age 45 years) 
    Mother Bletrude,   b. Bef 593,   d. 618  (Age ~ 25 years) 
    Married 602 
    Siblings 1 sibling 
    Family ID F5509  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Gonatrud,   b. 608,   d. 630  (Age 22 years) 
    Married 625 
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2006 
    Family ID F5514  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ragentrude,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 630 
    +1. Regintrude d' Austrasia,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +2. Roi Sigebert d' Austrasia, III,   b. 630,   d. 656  (Age 26 years)
    +3. Adela d' Austrasia,   b. 0633.0639,   d. Aft 718  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2010 
    Family ID F5510  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Nanthilde,   d. 642 
    Married 631 
    +1. Roi Chlodovech der Franken, II, 'le Fainéant',   b. 634,   d. 657  (Age 23 years)
    +2. Rothilde d' Austrasia,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2010 
    Family ID F5513  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Wulfegunde,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2006 
    Family ID F5512  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 5 Berthe,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2006 
    Family ID F5511  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • Roi d' Austrasie 623-18/10/629, puis roi des Francs 18/10/629-16/01/639

      King of Austrasia 623- 639
      King of Neustria and Bourgogne 629 - 639
      King of the Franks 632-639;
      Dagobert, the eldest son of Chlotar II and Bertrude, received the kingdom of Austrasia from his father in 623 A.D, under the control of Bishop Arnoul of Metz. When Chlotar II died in 629 A.D, Dagobert I received Neustria and Burgundy, leaving Aquitaine for his brother, Caribert II. When Caribert died in 632 AD, Dagobert reunited the Frankish kingdom and took Paris as its capital. He was the last great Merovingian king, imposing his authority on the aristocracy and attracting talented counsellors such as Ely or Didier. He defeated the Basques, Bretons, Visigoths and Lombards but failed to quell the Slavs and he signed a peace treaty with the Byzantine Emperor, Heraklius, in 631 AD. He received the full backing of the Catholic Church for he continued to convert pagans and create or extend numerous monasteries (e.g. Saint-Denis). In 634 AD, he appointed his son, Sigebert III, King of Austrasia; this shows a certain push for independence on the part of the Austrasian people. Then, before his death, he took steps to organise his succession by giving Neustria and Burgundy to his other son, Clovis II. It was during his reign that two families were united - the family of Pepin, Mayor of the Palace in Austrasia, and the family of Bishop Arnoul of Metz who founded the Carolingian dynasty.

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