King Childebert PARIS
- Born: Abt Jun 495, Reims, Marne, Loire-Atlantique, France
- Died: 23 Dec 558, Paris, Seine, France
- Buried: Abbey, St Vincent, Paris, Seine, France
Another name for Childebert was "The Catholique".
Ancestral File Number: 9GBK-W9.
"The Catholique", King of PARIS Reigned 511-558, Gisant Effigy Abbey Church of St Denis France.
ABBEY CHURCH OF SAINT-DENIS
Volume II The Royal Tombs, Alain Erlande-Brandenburg, Editions De la Lourelle, 7 Rue Dupuytren 75006 Paris
"2. Childebert d558 Orig Saint-Germain-des Pres, Paris. Executed just before 1163, it is of the same period as the choir at St-Germain-des-Pres and the earliest gisant in the north of France: it is sculpted in bas-relief on a trapezoidal stone slab. In an interesting representation, the subjedt holds a model of the church in his left hand, as the founders of the church are commonly figured."
The Wall Chart of World History, Edward Hull, 1988, Studio Editions, France 511: "Childebert, Kingof Paris 511-558, 524 Orleans, and 534 Burgundy divided between Childebert and Clothaire..."
The Story of Civilization, Will Durant, Vol IV, The Age of Faith, Ch IV, Europe Takes Form, Bk III Prelude to France, Sec 2 The Franks 240-511, p92:"Clovis, who had longed for sons, had too many at his death. To avoid a war of succession he divided his kingdom among them: ...Childebert received the region of Paris..."
Ancestral File Ver 4.11 9GBK-W9 Childebert PARIS King Born Bef 510, Ver 4.10 Childebert King of PARIS [THE CATHOLIQUE] Born Abt 496.
Childebert married Queen Vultrogothe PARIS.