ORIGINS (of 58 front. J.-C. with 887)
FEUDALITY (from 887 to 1483)
Any power of Feudality
Decline of Feudality
One Hundred Years old war
MONARCHY (of 1483 to 1789)
Wars of Italy
Wars against the house of Austria
Wars of religion
Apogee of monarchical France
Decline of monarchy
Ruin Ancien Régime
Childebert was the second son of Clovis and Clotilde.
In addition to the kingdom of Paris, it accepted into 511 its share of Aquitaine, which seems to be divided between the four brothers as a rich person field of which each one wanted its share.
Its kingdom increases successively part of the kingdom of Clodomir, provinces removed in Burgondes, finally of a part of the heritage of Théodebert.
Murder of son of Clodomir
The history of son of Clovis is a series of crimes.
Clodomir had left with its death three young children, and them grand' Clotilde mother had taken them under her guard.
Clotaire and Childebert, having solved to make them die, to divide their goods, requested Clotilde to send them to them in Paris, under pretext of crown them kings, then when they had them in their capacity, they took them along in an underground, and two in spite of their tears and their supplications cut the throat of some; the third, Cloud or Clodoald, were drawn from their hands by a frank warrior, and were devoted to the Lord.
The Tradition made of him a saint, and a borough of the surroundings of Paris kept the name of Saint-Cloud.
The Clotaire 1st, youngest of son of Clovis, had about fifteen years with died of his father.
It took part in the wars against Thuringiens, Burgondes and the Visigoths, but it was a malicious and brutal barbarian who announced himself especially by his crimes.
The invasion had upset the company; manners became again wild, and the Church alone prevented civilization from perishing.
Died of Chramne
Clotaire, in the last years of its life, had to repress two revolts of his own Chramne son, that which he liked best between all his children.
The first time it made him grace, but the second, Chramne, overcome in Brittany, close of Fraud, and made captive in its escape, its forgiveness beseeched vainly; it was firmly dependent on a wood bench, enclosed in a thatched cottage and burned with his wife and her children.
The woman of Clotaire, Radegonde, young person captivates that it had married of force, was a heart RUE and delicate.
Revolted crimes of the king, it flees of the palate, ran to Noyon, and addressing itself to the holy bishop Medard, begged it to devote it to the Lord; the frank warriors had entered the church to seek it, but holy Medard scorned their threats, and Radegonde found in the cloister a refuge.
After the death of Clovis (511), its four sons divide its kingdom like an inheritance, and complete the conquest of Gaule by new victories over Burgondes and the Visigoths.
Childebert is a king de Paris, Clotaire king de Soissons, Clodomir king d' Orléans, Thierry king de Metz.
After the death of Clodomir (524), Clotaire and Childebert assassinate their children and adapt his heritage.
With the death of Théodebald, grandsons of Thierry (555), they share the kingdom of Metz; finally with died of Childebert, Clotaire remains only king of the Franks (558-561).