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Merovech (Merovee)(Merovaeus), King of the Franks  Merovech (Merovee)(Merovaeus), King of the Franks[1, 2, 3, 4]
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  • Suffix  King of the Franks 
    Birth  Abt 415  France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Acceded  447 
    Name  Merewig.  
    Name  Merovaeus  
    Died  458 
    Person ID  I5955  Glenn Cook Family
    Last Modified  17 Jan 2013 
     
    Father  Clodius (Clodio) V "The Long Haired", King of Franks,   b. Abt 395, Westphalia Co., DEU Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 450 
    Mother  Basina of Thuringia, Princess of Thuringians Queen of Franks,   b. Bef 398, Thuringia, DEU Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F4857  Group Sheet
     
    Family  Verica, Qureen of Franks,   b. Abt 419, Westphalia Co., DEU Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
    >1. Childeric I of the Franks, King of Franks,   b. 436, Westphalia Co., DEU Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 481
    >2. Ragnachilde,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  17 Jan 2013 
    Family ID  F4858  Group Sheet
     
  • Photos
    Merovaeus King of Franks
    Merovaeus King of Franks
    Victory of King Merovech
    Victory of King Merovech
    Silvered brass mounting from 1867 depicting Merovech victorious in battle, by Emmanuel Frémiet.
     
  • Notes 
    • He was King of the Salian Franks where the Merovingian line descended from. His name was also spelled Merovech and Merewig.
      Acceded: 447
      http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/cgi-bin/gedlkup/n=royal?royal11921

      See Europäisch Stammtafeln Band I tafel 1.

      «b»http://www.rpi.edu/~holmes/Hobbies/Genealogy/ps04/ps04_434.htm«/b»


      Merovaeus, founder of the Merovingian House of Frankish Kings, was possibly the son-in-law rather than son of
      Clodion. Merovaeus defeated Atilla with the aid of Aetius in 451 and reigned as King, 448-458. Also known as
      Merowig, he was a Flandrian or Tournai Frank.{See Encyclopaedia Brit., 1959, 5:467-8, 9:698}


      Merovaeus (Meroveus/Merovee/Merovech) was King of the Salian Franks from 447 to 456, after whom the Merovingian Dynasty is named. It is believed by some historians that this dynasty was descended from Jesus and Mary Magdalene, and that the blood-line has continued down through the centuries to the present day. Organisations which seem to been involved in its continuation and protection include the Knights Templar and the 'secret society', The Priory of Sion, whose Grand Masters are said to include Leonardo da Vinci, Isaac Newton, Victor Hugo and Claude Debussy.
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S36] Directory of Royal Genealogical Data, Brian Tompsett, Dept of Computer Science, University of Hull, England([email protected]), (This work is Copyright b 1994-2002 Brian C Tompsett).

    2. [S421] Laurence Gardner, Bloodline of the Holy Grail..

    3. [S401] Albert F. Schmuhl The Royal Line..

    4. [S399] Stevens, Luke, Line of Adam..