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  • ID: I9267
  • Name: Merovel II MEROVING Prince of the Franks
  • Surname: Meroving
  • Given Name: Merovel II
  • Suffix: Prince of the Franks
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 0549 in <, Rheims, Marne, France> 1 2
  • Death: 0577 in <, Soissons, Aisne, France> 1 2
  • Ancestral File #: 9GBM-QP
  • Reference Number: HWS29666
  • LDS Baptism: 21 Jul 1941 Temple: LOGAN
  • Endowment: 5 Nov 1941 Temple: LOGAN
  • _UID: A3DA1E4C074F844C8B1DE1E9C54365B39F53
  • Sealing Child: status: DONE
  • Event: Prince of the Franks , Paris, Ville-de-Paris, France 3 2 1 2
  • Change Date: 20 Mar 2001 at 00:00:00
  • OBJE:
  • Title: Prince of the Franks
  • Note:
  • _SCBK: Y
  • _PRIM: Y
  • _SSHOW: Y
  • OBJE:
  • Title: Prince of the Franks
  • Note:
  • _SCBK: Y
  • _PRIM: N
  • _SSHOW: Y

    Father: Clotaire I MEROVING King of the Franks b: 0499 in , Rheims, Marne, France
    Mother: Wultrade de LOMBARDY b: 0530 in , Lething, Lombardy, Italy

    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
    • Married: ABT 0576 in , Rouen, Seine-et-Maritime, France 1 2
    • Sealing Spouse: 5 Nov 1991 in SLAKE

    1. Repository:
        Name: SLC - Family History Library
        Salt Lake City, UT 84150 U.S.A.
        25 N. West Temple Street
        Salt Lake City, UT, 84150, U.S.A.

      Title: "FamilySearch® Ancestral File? v4.19"
      Author: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
      Publication: (Created by FamilySearch Internet Genealogy Service, 50 East North Temple Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84150, April 1, 1999)
    2. Repository:
        Name: Kirk Larson
        Laguna Niguel, CA 92677 U.S.A.
        23512 Belmar Dr.
        Laguna Niguel, CA, 92677, U.S.A.

      Title: "Genealogical Research of Kirk Larson"
      Author: Larson, Kirk
      Publication: Personal Research Works including Bethune & Hohenlohe Descendants, 1981-2001, Kirk Larson, Private Library
    3. Repository:
        Name: Arnaud Bunel

      Title: "Héraldique européenne"
      Author: Arnaud Bunel
      Publication: Coats of Arms for European Royalty and Nobility (, Arnaud Bunel, 1998) , Internet
      "Armigerous" (ahr-MIJ-ehr-us) adjective

      Bearing or entitled to bear heraldic arms.

      The reason the notion of a family crest was brought into the language was that those who were armigerous (entitled to bear arms) used to put their crest or achievement (the full coat of arms) on their carriage, silver, etc. The stationers thought this an excellent way to sell more stationary and, in Victorian times, encouraged everybody, whether armigerous or not, to buy stationary with their "family crest" on it. There was no such thing of course and they used to sell it (and some still do) on the basis that "someone in your family or someone having the same surname as you was once granted this crest - as part of their achievement. Thereby they sold more stationery. And engravers flourished. The Heralds, meanwhile, lost a bit of business as their services (awarding coats with variations because no two people can have the same coat) were less sought after.

      The Shields used are family Logos, each individual with armigerous rights had individual full coats of arms to reflect their personal achievements.
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