Childebert II


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Childebert II,

570–95, Frankish king of Austrasia (575–95) and Burgundy (593–95), son of Sigebert I and BrunhildaBrunhilda
or Brunehaut
, d. 613, Frankish queen, wife of Sigebert I of the East Frankish kingdom of Austrasia; daughter of Athanagild, the Visigothic king of Spain.
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. His mother actually ruled for him. Chaos and warfare marked his reign.
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The paradigmatic case, which Jussen examines in minute detail, is that of the relationship between King Guntchramn of Burgundy and his two orphaned nephews, Childebert II of Austrasia--whom he adopted in 577, and Chilperic of Neustria--whom he adopted in 584.