Saint Clotilde

[Saint Clotilde]
Also known as

  • Clotichilda
  • Clotilda
  • Croctild
  • Crotildes
  • Hlotild

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Born a princess, the daughter of King Chilperic of Burgundy. Married young to King Clovis of the Salian Franks while he was still a pagan; she brought him to the faith. Queen. Mother of three sons. Led her husband to Christianity in 496. Widow. Following Clovis‘s death in 511, her sons fought for years over the kingdom. To escape the constant murder and intrigue, she retired to Tours, France where she spent her remaining 34 years caring for the poor and sick.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Clotilde“. Saints.SQPN.com. 28 August 2013. Web. 24 April 2014. <>