Clovis is proclaimed by the Salian Franks as king.

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Clovis proclaimed as King of the Franks

Clovis is proclaimed by the Salian Franks as king.

Clovis c. 466 – c. 511, was the first king of the Franks. He is considered as the founder of the Frankish Empire and the Merovingian dynasty with Paris as its capital.

Les Francs Saliens élevant Clovis sur le pavois et le prochant roi.

Source: Paris à travers les siècles. Histoire nationale de Paris et des Parisiens depuis la fondation de Lutèce jusqu’à nos jours, by Nicolas Jules Henri Gourdon de Genouillac. Published 1879.

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