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French kings.

Frederic V. Grunfeld

French kings.

by Frederic V. Grunfeld

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Published by Time-Life Books in Amsterdam .
Written in English


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SeriesTreasures of the world
ContributionsTime-Life Books.
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Open LibraryOL15113858M
ISBN 100705410056

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16 rows  This article lists all rulers to have held the title " King of the Franks ", "King of France", "King of the French" or "Emperor of the French". For other Frankish monarchs, see List of Frankish kings. In addition to the monarchs listed below, the Kings of England and Great Britain from –60,and – also claimed the First monarch: Clovis I (as King).

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The oldest known was Chlodio. Clovis I was the first of these to rise to true kingship. After his death, his kingdom was split between his sons into Soissons (), Paris, Orléans (), and Metz ().Several Merovingian monarchs brought back together the.

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