Clovis

466–511
Civilization: European — Frank
   Field of Renown:  monarch — King
Era:  German Migrations

Founder of the Frankish Kingdom. Converted to Christianity by his wife Clotilda.

Other Resources


Story Links
Book Links
Rise of the Franks  in  Stories from German History  by   Florence Aston
Queen Clothilde and King Clovis  in  Stories from French History  by  Lena Dalkeith
King Clovis Becomes a Christian  in  Old Time Tales  by  Lawton B. Evans
Gauls and the Franks  in  France: Peeps at History  by  John Finnemore
Conversion and Conquests of Clovis  in  The Story of Old France  by  H. A. Guerber
Clovis  in  Famous Men of the Middle Ages  by  John H. Haaren
Rise of the Franks  in  The Story of the Middle Ages  by  Samuel B. Harding
Clovis, King of the Franks  in  Barbarian and Noble  by  Marion Florence Lansing
First King of France  in  The Story of France  by  Mary Macgregor
Rise of the Franks  in  The Story of Europe  by  Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
Wooing of Clotilde  in  Historical Tales: French  by  Charles Morris
Clovis Becomes the First King of Franks  in  European Hero Stories  by  Eva March Tappan


Image Links


In full battle aray he came to take leave of Clothilde and his small son.
 in Stories from French History

Victorious return of Clovis
 in The Story of Old France

The baptism of Clovis
 in Famous Men of the Middle Ages

Clovis finds fault with the soldier
 in Famous Men of the Middle Ages

Baptism of Clovis
 in The Story of the Middle Ages

The Revenge of Clovis
 in The Story of the Middle Ages

Clotilde Receiving the Ring of Clovis
 in The Story of the Middle Ages

Clovis at the Ford of the Vienne
 in The Story of the Middle Ages
Covis the First
Covis the First
 in Back Matter
Clovis punishing a rebel
Clovis punishing a rebel
 in Back Matter

Clovis
 in Barbarian and Noble

Clovis utters his Challenge
 in Barbarian and Noble

Baptism of Clovis
 in Barbarian and Noble

If thou give me victory over these foes I will be baptized in thy name.'
 in The Story of France

The vow of Clovis
 in Historical Tales: French

Baptism of Clovis
 in European Hero Stories