Merovingian dynasty

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Merovingian dynasty a Frankish dynasty founded by Clovis I that reigned in Gaul and Germany from about 500 to 750
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Usage

In literature:

The dynasty or family of kings to which he belonged is known in history as the Merovingian dynasty.
"Famous Men of the Middle Ages" by John H. Haaren
Society in Europe, in the eleventh century, was nearly as dark and degraded as it was on the fall of the Merovingian dynasty.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume V" by John Lord
I had forgotten it as completely as the chronology of the Merovingian dynasty, alas!
"Balcony Stories" by Grace E. King
The Merovingian dynasty was changed on the decision of Pope Zachary.
"An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800" by Mary Frances Cusack
Tradition makes claim that Andernach was the cradle of the Merovingian dynasty.
"Hero Tales and Legends of the Rhine" by Lewis Spence
One of the earliest kings of the Merovingian dynasty was Childeric, who, owing to his luxury and vices, was driven out by the Franks.
"Women of the Teutonic Nations" by Hermann Schoenfeld
Merovingian dynasty, character of the times during which it ruled, i.
"View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Henry Hallam
In that year the Merovingian dynasty gave place to the rule of Pippin II.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 7" by Various
The Merovingian dynasty perished of decay, amid increasing anarchy.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 8" by Various
As to King Louis-Philippe, there was no more question of him than if he had belonged to the Merovingian Dynasty.
"The Recollections of Alexis de Tocqueville" by Alexis De Tocqueville
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