Sigibert II - King of Austrasia and Burgundy(613)



Sigibert II - King of Austrasia and Burgundy(613)


Sigebert II roi d"Austrasie 613-613


Sigebert II, King of BURGUNDY and AUSTRASIA
Father: Theodoric II, King of BURGUNDY and AUSTRASIA

Notes

SIGEBERT II
(b. 601--d. late 613), ephemeral successor to his father, Theodoric II, as king of Austrasia and Burgundy; he reigned only a matter of weeks before the hostility of the Austrasian nobility, led by Arnulf of Metz and Pepin I, to his great-grandmother Brunhild led to his overthrow and the reunification of the Frankish lands under Chlotar II. Both Sigebert and Brunhild were killed by Chlotar.

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Brunehilde, who, throughout the reigns of her son and grandsons, had been very influential, now assumed the guardianship of her great-grandson, Sigebert II, and the government of the two kingdoms. But the earlier struggle between monarchical absolutism and the independence of the Frankish nobility now broke out with tragic violence. It had long been latent, but the sight of a woman exercising absolute power caused it to break forth with boundless fury. The Austrasian nobles, eager to avenge the sad fate of Thierry, joined with Clotaire II, King of Neustria, who took possession of the Kingdoms of Burgundy and Austrasia. The children of Thierry II were slain. Brunehilde, who fell into the hands of the victor, was tied to the tail of a wild horse and perished (613). She had erred in imposing a despotic government on a people who chafed under government of any kind. Her punishment was a frightful death and the cruel calumnies with which her conquerors blackened her memory.


Sigebert II Of The Franks
King of the Franks .
(Sigebert Franks)
Died in 613
Parents
Theuderic II Of The Franks, King of the Franks +613
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Notes
King of Burgundy and Austrasis


Sigebert II of the Franks King Of Franks
(Sigebert King Of Franks)
Died in 613
Parents
Theuderic II of the Franks King Of Franks +613
? ?


Sigebert iI
b.602
d.613


Notes

Fridburge [dau.of Gunzo(Cunzon) - Duke of Alemannia(608-613)] was a fiancee of King Sigebert III(b.600-d.ca.613)


Bourgogne, Sigisbert II Austrasie Roi
b.ABT 612
d.613


Sigebert ( 601-assassine, 613), roi de Metz (Austrasie) a la mort de son pere


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