Basina Princess Of The Thuringians

Basina and Childeric Her father was Weldelphus Of The Thuringians. Her mother was Queen Besina I. She married Clodius “Long Hair” of Salic, King of the Franks.

She had at least 3 children, Mberovbee King Of France (born 415 in France died around 0457/0458), Albberic (Albero) Lord Of Moselle (born 417 in France died 456), and Sigimberus I Bishop Of Auvergne (born 419, Westphalia, Germany).

Basina or Basine (c. 438 -- 477) was remembered as a queen of Thuringia in the middle of the fifth century, by much later authors such as especially Gregory of Tours. However, because Gregory described her family's kingdom of Thuringia as being on the Gaulish or western side of the river Rhine, it is sometimes thought to be the Civitas Tungrorum, which is now Belgium.

Gregory of Tours reported that Childeric I was exiled from Roman Gaul for a period, and during that time he went to the kingdom of Thuringia. When he returned, Basina came with him, although she had been married to the king there, Bisinus. She herself took the initiative to ask for the hand of Childeric I, king of the Franks, and married him. For as she herself said, "I want to have the most powerful man in the world, even if I have to cross the ocean for him".

Childeric and Basina were the parents of Clovis I, who is remembered as the first medieval king to rule Gaul, and all the Frankish kingdoms.

According to the Gesta episcoporum Cameracensium, the Frankish King Ragnachar, and his brother Richar, from the area of Cambrai were related to Basina.

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