History: Merovigians

Posted on Sun 26 March 2023 in history

511 CE

The Merovigian dynasty was named after Merovech, who was a Frankish ancestor of Clovis. Clovis founded the dynasty prior to his death in 511 CE. The Merovingians ruled most of the major Frankish dominions including Neustria in northern Gaul, Austrasia, and the kingdom of Burgundy.