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Clovis. The Merovingian Dynasty.

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Clovis, Merovingian King, Franks, Salian, French history, Rex

Clovis I. (466-511) also Chlodowech Latin: Chlodovechus; Frankish: Hlōdowig; German: Chlodwig I.; French and English: Clovis; was a Franconian king or rex from the Merovingian dynasty.

CLOVIS I. KING OF THE FRANKS.

Baptism, King Clovis, Merovingian, middle ages

Baptême du fort Roi Clovis. Fragment d’une des Toiles peintes (XVe Siècle) de la ville de Reims. Baptism of King Clovis. Fragment of one of the Tapestries (15th Century) of the town of Rheims.

FOR the preservation of this statue, and the one supposed to represent Clotilda the queen of Clovis, we are indebted to the zeal of Alexandre Lenoir, who placed them in his museum of national antiquities. They formerly stood, with four others, at the portal of the ancient church of Notre Dame at Corbeil, a town about twenty miles to the south-east of Paris. But their companions perished with the church they embellished, and these figures, the only remains of its former magnificence, have been transferred from the museum to be placed at the entrance to the vaults of the magnificent church of St. Denis, the resting place of the long line of sovereigns of whose power Clovis laid the foundation.

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French family laborers – Noble family 5th century.

Noble family, laborers, 5th century, clothing. Celtic, Gaul, Merovingian

Merovingian family laborers – Noble family 5th century.

French family laborers – Noble family 5th century.

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Merovingian Warrior, Bishop, King, Queen.

Merovingian Warrior, Bishop, King and Queen. 6th century clothing.

Merovingian Warrior, Bishop, King and Queen. 6th century.

Merovingian Warrior, Bishop, King and Queen. 6th century.

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Frankish warrior clothing in the 5th century

frankish warrior clothing, 5th century costume, Merovingian, Gaul

Frankish warrior 5th century

Frankish warrior clothing in the 5th century. Merovingian.

Costume d’un guerrier franc du 5ème siècle.

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Gallic habitation. Woman. Peasant. Chariot. Rich farmer.

Celtic. Gauls Costume History. Gallic habitation. Merovingian. Chariot.

Gallic habitation. Woman. Peasant. Chariot. Rich farmer costumes.

Gallic habitation. Woman. Peasant. Chariot. Rich farmer costumes.

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The Gallic and Gallo-Roman costume period.

4th century clothing, Roman gauls fashion. Gallic costume. Gallo-Roman, costume history

The Gallic and Gallo-Roman costumes

The Gallic and Gallo-Roman costume period.

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