King Clovis I Photos

French King Clovis I reigned c481-511. First Catholic king. King Clovis I united all the Frankish tribes under one ruler, thereby changing their leadership from a group of chieftains to a single ruler who passed the kingship to his heirs. With the persuasion of his wife, Clotilde, Clovis I converted in 496 to Christianity leading to widespread conversions among the Frankish people.

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Clotilde proposed to by Clovis is brought by Aurélien, ambassador of the Prince painting by Henri de L'Étang at Angers Fine Arts Museum. Angers, France.Coronation of St. Louis; Coronation of Charles VII in presence of Joan of Arc; Baptism of Clovis by St. Remi details on Chagall stained glass window at Reims Cathedral. Reims, France.Baptism of Clovis at Reims on Dec. 25, 498 mural by Joseph Blanc at Pantheon. Paris, France.Baptism of Clovis in Gallery of Kings on west facade of Reims Cathedral. Reims, France.
Clotilde proposed to by Clovis is brought by Aurélien, ambassador of the Prince painting (1837) by Henri de L'Étang at Angers Fine Arts Museum. Angers, France.Coronation of St. Louis; Coronation of Charles VII in presence of Joan of Arc; Baptism of Clovis by St. Remi details on Chagall stained glass window at Reims Cathedral. Reims, France.Baptism of Clovis at Reims on Dec. 25, 498 mural (1874-82) by Joseph Blanc at Pantheon. Paris, France.Baptism of Clovis in Gallery of Kings on west facade of Reims Cathedral. Reims, France.
Detail of Baptism of Clovis by Saint Remigius in Gallery of Kings of Reims Cathedral. Reims, France.King Clovis Tapestry from Arras in Salle de Tau at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.King Clovis Tapestry from Arras in Salle de Tau at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.King Clovis Tapestry from Arras in Salle de Tau at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.
Detail of Baptism of Clovis by Saint Remigius in Gallery of Kings of Reims Cathedral. Reims, France.King Clovis Tapestry (c1450-60) from Arras in Salle de Tau at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.King Clovis Tapestry (c1450-60) from Arras in Salle de Tau at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.King Clovis Tapestry (c1450-60) from Arras in Salle de Tau at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.
Clovis at the Battle of Tolbiac mural by Joseph Blanc at Pantheon. Paris, France.Tomb of Clovis I, first King of Franks, at St-Denis Basilica. St Denis, France.

Clovis at the Battle of Tolbiac mural (1874-82) by Joseph Blanc at Pantheon. Paris, France.Tomb of Clovis I, first King of Franks, at St-Denis Basilica. St Denis, France.


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