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Clodius 'the long haired', King of the Franks (d 445)
m. (c414) Basina, princess of Thuringia (b 398, dau of Wedelphus of Thuringia)
1. Merovaeus, King of the Franks (b c415, d 457)
  m. Verica (b c419)
A. Childeric I, King of the Franks (b 436, d 481)
  m. Basina, princess of Thuringia (b c438, d 470)
  i. Clovis I, King of the Franks (d 511)
  m1. Evochilde
  a. Thierry (Theodoric) I, King of Austrasia (d 533)
  m. Suavegotha (dau of Sigismund of Burgundy)
  (1) Theudebert I, King of Austrasia (d 548)
  (A) Theudebald, King of Austrasia (d 555)
  m2. (c496) Clotilda (b c475, d 548, dau or niece of Chilperic, King of Burgundy)
  b. Clodomir, King of Orleans (d 524)
  c. Childebert I, King of Paris (d 558)
  d. Clotaire I, King of Soissons, Austrasia and Neustria (d 561)
  m1. Ingunde Radegund
  (1) Chramm (d 561)
  (2) Sigebert I, King of Austrasia (d 575)
  m. Brunhild (d 613, dau of Athanagild, King of the Visigoths)
(A) Childebert II, King of Austrasia (d 596)
  (i) Theudebert II, King of Austrasia (d 612)
  (a) Emma of Austrasia EGHJRSWY
  m. Eadbald, King of Kent (d 640) EGHJRSWY
  (ii) Thierry II, King of Austrasia (d 613)
  (a) Sigebert II, King of Austrasia (d 613)
  (B) Ingonde of Austrasia (d 585)
  m. (580) Hermengild II, King of West Goths (d 13.04.586)
  (C) Chlodosinde of Austrasia
  m1. Flace Autharis, King of Lombards
  m2. (594) Reckkared, King of West Goths (d 06.601)
  (3) Charibert, King of Paris (d 567)
  (A) Bertha EGHJRSWY
  m. Ethelbert I, King of Kent EGHJRSWY
  (4) Guntram, King of Orleans (d 592)
  m2. Arnegunde
  (5) Chilperic I, King of Soissons (b c523, d 10.584)
  m1. Audovera Galswintha (d 567, dau of Athanagild, King of the Visigoths)
  m2. Fredegund of Soissons (b c543, d c597)
(A) Clotaire II, King of Austrasia and Neustria (b c584, d 628)
  m1. Haldetrude (b c586, d c604)
  (i) Dagobert I, King of Austrasia and Neustria (b 602, d 19.01.637/8)
  m1. Nantilde (b c614, d c642)
  (a) Clovis II, King of Neustria (b c634, d 656)
  m. Bathilde (b c638, d c30.01.684/5)
  ((1)) Clotaire III, King of Neustria and Austrasia (d 670)
  ((2)) Childeric II, King of Austrasia and Neustria (d 673)
  m. Blichilde (dau of Sigebert II, King of Austrasia) @1@ below
  ((A)) Chilperic II, King of Austrasia and Neustria (d 720)
  ((i)) Childeric III, King of Austrasia and Neustria (d 752)
  ((3)) Thierry III, King of Austrasia and Neustria (b c652, d 698)
  m. Clotilde (b c654, d after 691)
((A)) Clovis III, King of Austrasia and Neustria (d 715)
  ((B)) Childebert III, King of Austrasia and Neustria (b c670, d 715/14.04.711)
  m. Edonne
  ((i)) Dagobert III, King of Austrasia and Neustria (b c687, d 19.01.715/6)
  The following connections are particularly suspect and may be removed in due course.
  ((a)) Thierry IV, Count of Autun and Toulouse (b c711, d 02.746-7) EGHJSY
  m. Aude/Aldane Martel (b c713, dau of Charles Martel, Duke of Franks) @2@ below EGHJSY
  ((b)) Bertrada of France (b c704) EGHJRSWY
  m. Claribert, Count of Laon @3@ below EGHJRSWY
  ((C)) Clothaire IV, King of Austrasia and Neustria
  ((D)) Bertrada (Bertha) Meroving (a 720) EGHJRSWY
  m. Martin of Laon @4@ below EGHJRSWY
  ((E)) Chrotlind Meroving
  ((4)) Lothar III, King of Neustria and Austrasia
m2. Ragnatrud (Regintrude) (b c608)
  (b) Sigebert II, King of Austrasia (d 656)
  m. Immachilde or Chimnechild
  ((1)) Dagobert II, King of Austrasia (d 23.12.679)
  Although some sources indicate that Dagobert had a successor, Clotaire, others report that he dspm. In the book 'The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail' (ISBN 0-09-968241-9) was proposed the theory that Dagobert had, by a 2nd wife Giselle de Razes, a son Sigisbert who continued this line.
  m. Mathilde
  ((A)) ? Clotaire IV, King of Austrasia (d 719)
  ((2)) Blichilde
  m. Childeric II, King of Austrasia and Neustria (d 673) @1@ above
(c) Regintrude of Austrasia
  m2. Bertrude (b c590, d 620)
  (ii) Charibert II, King of Aquitaine (b c608, d 630/1)
  m. Gisela of Gascogne (b c610)
  (a) Boggis, Duke of Aquitaine (b c626, d c688)
  m. Oda (b c625) @5@ just below
  ((1)) Eudo, Duke of Aquitaine (b c646, d 735)
  m. Valtrude of Verdun (b c650, dau of Walchigise) @6@ below
  ((A)) Hunold, Duke of Aquitaine (b c664) EGHJSWY
((B)) Aznar EGHJSWY
  (iii) Blithilda
  m3. (c620) Sichilde (b c585)
  (iv) Oda (b c625) EGHJSWY
  m. Boggis of Aquitaine (b c626, d 688) @5@ just above EGHJSWY
  (6) Blitildis EGHJRSWY
  m. Ansbertus of Moselle (d 570) @7@ just below EGHJRSWY
  e. Chrotilda
  m. Amalaric, King of the Visigoths (d 531)
  ii. Audofleda
  m. Theodoric, King of the Ostrogoths (d 526)
2. Alberica (d 491)
  m. Argotta (dau of Theodoric of Verona)
A. Wambertus
  m. Lucilla
  i. Ansbertus of Moselle (d 570)
  m. Blitildis (dau of Clotaire I, King of the Franks) @7@ just above
  a. Arnoldus Meroving (b c562, d 601)
  m. Ada of Schwabia (b c564)
(1) St Arnolph of Heristal, Bishop of Metz (b c582, d 641)
  m. (611) Doda of Savoy
  (A) Clodulphe, Bishop of Metz, Duke of Austrasia (b c615, d 718)
  (i) Martin, Duke of Austrasia, 'Duke on the Moselle' (dvp 710)
  ROYL (table CCCLXIV) shows Martin as ancestor of many families but those pedigrees are disputed by others, including GenEU.
  (ii) Kunza of Metz connection found on a web site EGHJRSWY
  m. Warinus, Count of Poitiers (d 677) EGHJRSWY
  (B) Angelicus (or Ansegisel or Ansigise), Mayor of Austrasia (b 602, d 685/694)
  m. Begga of Landen (d 698, dau of Pepin I, Mayor of Austrasia) @8@ below
(i) Pepin II of Heristal, Mayor of Austrasia, Neustria and Burgundy (d 714)
  m1. Plectrude
  (a) Grimoald, Mayor of Austrasia (d 714)
  m. Theodelinda (dau of Radbod)
  (b) Drogo of Champagne (d 708)
  m2. Alphais (dau of Childebrand or Plectrudis)
  (c) Charles Martel, Mayor of Austrasia, Duke of the Franks (b 689, d 22.10.741)
  m1. Rotrude/Chrotrude (b c690, d c724, dau of St. Leutwinus)
  ((1)) Hiltrude (d 754)
  m. (741) Odilo I of Bavaria (d 748)
((2)) Carloman, Mayor of Austrasia (b c715, d 754)
  m. Alard
  ((A)) Drogon (d 747)
  ((B)) Bernard, Count de St. Quentin (d c784)
  m. _ of Laon
((i)) Gondres
  m. Pepin of Italy (d 773, d 08.07.810)
  ((C)) Rotrou EGHJRSWY
  m. Girard, Count of Paris EGHJRSWY
  ((3)) Landres of Hesbaye
  m. Sigrand, Count of Hesbaye (Hesbania)
  The following connection comes from Wikipedia.
  ((A)) Gunderland, Count of Hesbaye (Hesbania)
  ((i)) Ingerman, Count of Hesbaye (Hesbania)
  m. Hedwig of Bavaria
  ((a)) Irmengarde of Hesbaye EGHJRSWY
  m. Louis I 'the Fair' or 'the Pious', King of Aquitaine, Holy Roman Emperor (b 778, d 20.06.840) EGHJRSWY
  ((4)) Auda/Alane Martel (b c713) EGHJSY
  m. Thierry IV, Count of Autun and Toulouse (b c711, d 02.746-7) @2@ above EGHJSY
  ((5)) Pepin 'the Short', King of the Franks (b 714, d 24.09.768)
  m. (740) Bertha (b c720, d 12.07.783, dau of Claribert, Count of Laon) @9@ below
  ((A)) Charlemagne, King of the Franks, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (d 814) EGHJRSWY
  ((B)) Carloman, joint King of the Franks (d 771)
  ((C)) Gisela, Abbess of Chelles
  m. ??
  ((i)) Roland of Ingelheim
  ((D)) Redburh or Redburga possibly of this generation EGHJRSWY
  m. Egbert, King of Wessex (b c775, d 839) EGHJRSWY
  m2. Suanahilde or Swanhilde or Sonichilde
((6)) Griffon, Duke of Bavaria (d 753)
  partner(s) unknown
  ((7)) Bernhard (b c700)
  m. Gundelindis
  ((A)) Chrothais/Theitrade/Gondres (b 780)
  m. Pepin I, King of Italy and the Lombards (b 773, d 08.07.810)
  ((B))+ other issue - Adalhard, Wala
  ((8))+ other issue - Remigius of Rouen, Hieronymus
(d) Alpheid
  (ii) Martin of Laon (b c660, d before 1696)
  m. Bertrada (Bertha) Meroving (a 720, dau of Thierry III, King of Austrasia and Neustria) @4@ above
  (a) Caribert or Claribert or Charibert or Heribert, Count of Laon (b c690)
  m. Bertrada of France (b c704, dau of Dagobert III, King of Austrasia and Neustria) @3@ above
  ((1)) Garnier de Reims (b c716, d 736) this connection given on various web sites EGHJRSWY
  m. Rolande de France EGHJRSWY
  ((2)) Bertha of Laon (b c720, d 12.07.783) EGHJRSWY
  m. Pepin 'the Short', King of the Franks (b 714, d 24.09.768) @9@ above EGHJRSWY
  (C) Walchigise (b c611)
  (i) Valtrude of Verdun (b c650) EGHJSWY
  m. Eudo, Duke of Aquitaine (b c646, d 735) @6@ above EGHJSWY
  (2) Itta of Metz (b c597, d 652)
  m. Pipin I, Mayor of Austrasia, Duke of Brabant (b c591, d 639)
  Pipin was son of Carolomannus, Mayor of Austrasia (b c570, d c615), son of Charles, Count of Brabant.
  (A) Grimoald, Mayor of Austrasia (d 656)
  (B) Begga of Landen (d 698) EGHJRSWY
  m. Angelicus (or Ansegisel or Ansigise), Mayor of Austrasia (d 685) @8@ above EGHJRSWY
  b. Gertrudis (d 615)
  m. Richemores, a Duke of Franks
  (1) Gerberga EGHJRSWY
  m. Eggo (d 646, Majordomus) EGHJRSWY

Main source(s):
(1) ROYL (table CCCLXIV and others), various web sites including 'HOLDT'
(2) Debrett's 'Kings and Queens of Europe' by David Williamson. Published by Webb & Bower in 1988. ISBN 0-86350-194-X
(3) 'The Kingdom of the Franks', secondary title 'North-West Europe before Charlemagne', by Peter Lusko, published by Thames and Hudson Limited 1971 (ISBN 0-500-57003-5)
(4) 'The Shorter Cambridge Medieval History', Volume I, by C.W. Previte-Orton, Cambridge University Press, 1955
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