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Chloderic (Merovigian) von Köln

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Chloderic "the Parricide, King of the Ripuarian Franks" von Köln formerly Merovigian
Born in Rheims, Marne, Champagne-Ardenne, Francemap
Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died in St Pierre Island, Biel Lake Canton, Switzerlandmap
25 September 2015
14:18: Bree Ogle added an unmerged match of Cologne-22 and Merovigian-1. [Thank Bree for this]
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According to Gregory of Tours, Chloderic, was secretly talked into murdering his father Sigobert "the lame," by Clovis I, King of the Franks. But the assination didn't go as planned, and as it turned out ... Clovis I, usurped them both.[1]

Primary Sources

Gregory of Tours. History of the Franks. eBook.[2]

Secondary Sources

Wikipedia: Chlodoric the Parricide

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On January 7, 2013 at 00:16GMT Carolyn Wicks wrote:

I signed on as manager of this profile but have been unable to add anything or correct mistakes. Cloderic did not die in Arkansas, USA. It didn't even exist when he died in 509AD in Germany!

On February 22, 2012 at 21:54GMT Roger Travis wrote:

I find no evidence of this person's existence.

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