Only in the 10th century does Ummo, author of the second Vita Amulfi, call her Doda and says that she withdrew to a monastery in Trier after her husband's election as Bishop of Metz. (1911). Saint Doda Clothilde - Of Savoy Oda Saxony De Heristal 32G586-615, Saint Arnulf II "Patron Saint of Brewers" Bishop of Metz33G582-640.

Thank you. Your gift is tax-deductible as allowed by law. Insert this name as the wife of Arnulf indicates a kinship between the spouses at a time when the church was very concerned about the impediments to marriage for inbreeding, would be more likely to serve the reputation of the saints than the opposite. Butler. 1. Gregory of Tours claimed – and many others have followed – that Clotilde incited her sons to war as a means to revenge the supposed murder of her parents by Gundobad while others, such as Godefroid Kurth, find this unconvincing and apocryphal. Therefore Clovis became a Catholic. Cloud), bishop of Metz, and Ansigisilus, who married ST. BEGGA, daughter of Pepin of Landen. Although Chlodomer did indeed fall ill, he soon after recovered. Kelley, David H.. "Genealogical Research in England: A New Consideration of the Carolingians", The New England Historical and Genealogical Register volume CI (April 1947).

About 612, the bishopric of Metz was forced upon him, although he was a laymen, but was still retained as the king's chief advisor and minister. This late attribution of royal Merovingian descent at a time when the Carolingian dynasty was at the peak of its power contrasts clearly with the contemporary Vita Sancti Arnulfi's failure to mention any such a connection: The Vita, written shortly after the saint's death, merely states that he was of Frankish ancestry, from "sufficiently elevated and noble parentage, and very rich in worldly goods"[1], without making any claims to royal blood. wearing a crown and holding a church; with a battle in the background, in memory of the Battle of Tolbiac.

Subsequently, her eldest son Chlodomer was killed during the following Burgundian campaign under Sigismund's successor King Godomar at the Battle of Vézeronce. The name France (Francia) is…. aka Clothilde of TREVES; Dode (Dodo) Clothilde de SAXE -------------------- Anmärkning: Hon blev nunna i 612 i Treves . At July 18, Bosch the Bollandist gives two lives of St. Arnulf, the earliest of which is by a contemporary author. Alhoewel gegevens veelal uit openbare archieven afkomstig zijn, levert het opzoeken, interpreteren, verzamelen, selecteren en ordenen van die gegevens een uniek werk op. Regent for a few months for son Childéric.

ANSEGISEL ([612]-killed [662]). While modern historians generally dismiss the later Carolingian genealogy as spurious[2], it constitutes an important link in Christian Settipani's suggested line of descent from antiquity via Flavius Afranius Syagrius. Settipani speculates Dux Ansegisel had a daughter Doda who married Théodéric III, and was the mother of Bertrade of Prüm, (Gen-Medieval-L, Nov. 16, 1999). De auteur van deze publicatie hoort het graag van u! Clodulf († 697), évêque de Metz de 657 à 697. Vraag toestemming voor het overnemen van gegevens of licht de auteur op z'n minst in, de kans is groot dat de auteur toestemming geeft, vaak leidt het contact ook weer tot meer uitwisseling van gegevens. If you donate just $5.00, the price of your coffee, Catholic Online School could keep thriving. Updates?
New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1908. Many years after their separation, Arnulf and Doda had to meet to settle some of their affairs. Clotilde tried in vain to protect the rights of her three grandsons, the children of Chlodomer, against the claims of her surviving sons Childebert and Chlothar. Sister project Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Arnoul de Metz. They were married in 492 or 493, and she converted him to Christianity in 496. R. Schieffer, Die Karolinger, Verlag W. Kohlhammer, Stuttgart / Berlin / Köln, 2nd ed., 1997. Christian Settipani - La Préhistoire des Capétiens, Première Partie.

He died a monk about 640.

Wife of Theodoric III, king of the Franks ... Clothilde (Doda) Meroving, Nun of Treves 581-618/ Family Tree owner : comrade28. From Sewell Genealogy Site. Online, Clothilde|b. Discover life events, stories and photos about Saint Doda Clothilde of Saxony Heristal van de Schelde (0586-0640) of of,,,Saxony. He married the noble Doda (the marriage of his son Ansegisel to Begga, daughter of Blessed Pepin of Landen, produced the Carolingian line of kings of … Saint Clotilda, ; feast day June 3), queen consort of Clovis I, king of the Franks, in whose momentous conversion to Christianity she played a notable part. She died at the tomb of St. Martin of Tours and was buried in Sainte-Genevieve in Paris, a church that she and Clovis founded. [11] Churches associated with her are located at Laon, and Rouen. Soon after the birth of her second son, Doda became a nun at Treves. Mais, à l'époque où Ummo rédige sa Vita, la généalogie de saint Arnulf communément acceptée est la Commemoratio genealogia domni Arnulfi episcopi et confessoris Christi qui fait d'Arnulf un fils d'Arnoald et qui mentionne une Doda parmi les grandes tantes d'Arnulf. If you donate just $5.00, the price of your coffee, Catholic Online School could keep thriving. Au XIe siècle, la Vita Clodulfi reprend ce nom de Doda et précise qu'elle « n'était pas d'une souche moins noble et moins célèbre » que son mari[1]. Clotilda’s father Chilperic and her mother were murdered by Gundobad, and Clotilda and her sister took refuge with Godegesil in Geneva. She was a woman of noble birth, and great wealth and piety. Corrections? Moriarty, G. Andrews. By signing up for this email, you are agreeing to news, offers, and information from Encyclopaedia Britannica. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1982. Arnulf was married ca 596 to a woman who later sources give the name of Dode or Doda, (born ca 584), and had children. Cambridge University Press. "St. According to the Dictionary of Saintly Women: The rule of Austrasia came into the hands of Brunhilda, the grandmother of Theudebert, who ruled also in Burgundy in the name of her great-grandchildren. She was born into a noble family and a daughter likely of Arnoald, Bishop of Metz. Her relics survived the French Revolution, and are housed in the Église Saint-Leu-Saint-Gilles in Paris. From the French Wikipedia page on St. Dode de Metz:

Arnulf wished to join St. Romaric and became a monk, but the king and the people could not dispense with his services. According to the Wikipedia page on Arnulf of Metz, her husband: Clotilde Chrodochild Regent des FRANCS RIPUAIRES Martel Duke Ansgise Mayor of the Palace of Austrasia Martel Birth: 602 19 16 — Ansigise, Rhine Westphalia, France 650, Herstal - na mei 692) was een Merovingische koningin van ongeveer 677 tot 692.. Haar ouders waren de hofmeier Ansegisus en de later heiligverklaarde Begga.

^ Cf. The epitaph of King Theoderic III and his wife bore the inscription "rex Theodericus…cum coniuge Doda", assumed to be another name by which Rotilde was known[78]. Arnulf was married ca 596 to a woman whom later sources give the name of Dode or Doda, (born ca 584), and had children.

According to the Foundation for Medieval Genealogy page on Merovingian Nobility:

"Pippinus filius Ansegisili quondam necnon…matrone mea Plectrudis" donated property to the church of St Arnulf at Metz by charter dated 20 Feb 691[74]. The Vita Amulfi, composed in the middle of the 7th century, does not name her, but merely describes her as a "noble maiden."
"Chrotechildis regina" is named mother of King Clovis III in the Cartulaire of Saint-Bertin[77]. It's a little awkward to ask, but we need your help. St. Clotilde at prayer was a popular theme in Medieval art. After Clovis’ death (511), she played an important political role until 531, when she retired to Tours and became famous for her sanctity of life, generosity to the church, and charity work. In 511, the Queen founded a convent for young girls of the nobility there, which was destroyed by the Normans in 911. Several fine images of her remain, particularly in the 16th century stained glass window at Andelys.

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I am going along with the idea that Dode here is represented as Dode de Treves (Trier), who is sister of St. Itta de Metz. Zij is overleden in het jaar 615 in Trier, Trier, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany. Her sons' quarrels caused her great sorrow.

Mother of Childebert III "the Just", King of the Franks; Clovis IV, King of the Franks and Chilperic Rois des Neustria, II. Stay up to date with the latest news, information, and special offers. In art she is often depicted presiding over the baptism of Clovis, or as a suppliant at the shrine of Saint Martin. English Wikipedia Entry on St. Arnulf of Metz (Retrieved 1-22-2009).