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Clotilda (Clotilde, Chlothilde, Chlotilde, Chrodechilde, Chrodigild)

Born: 475? AD
Died: 545 AD.

Nationality: French
Categories: Queen


- The queen consort of Clovis I, king of the Franks, in whose momentous conversion to Christianity she played a notable part.

493 - Clovis, hearing good reports of Clotilda, obtained Gundobad's permission for their marriage. She bore him four sons, Ingomer and the future kings Clodomir, Childebert I, and Chlotar I.

511 - After Clovis' death, she retired to Tours and became famous for her sanctity of life, generosity to the church, and charity work.

545 - Died on June 3rd in Tours, France.


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