The house was founded in 649 by St. Wandrille, of Merovingian blood.
The barracks at No. 20 are on the site of ruins of the old Merovingian castle.
The Norseman, while still an unbaptized buccaneer, laid low every Merovingian and Carolingian edifice.
Merovingian remains were found beneath the surface on this part of the quay in 1906.
In fine, the Merovingian Church was a national church, subject to the king.
A similar one was found in a Merovingian cemetery near Troyes.
The last Merovingian, therefore, was tonsured and stowed away in a monastery, and Pippin became king of the Franks .
Merovingian kings, bigotry of, 39 f.narrow-mindedness of, 143.
Each may be said to have passed through a Merovingian stage, and to have rebuilt itself larger and finer in Carolingian times.
The Merovingian kingdom created by Clovis and his house has been spoken of.
1690s, from French Mérovingien, from Medieval Latin Merovingi, "descendants of Meroveus," (mythical?) ancestor of the line of Frankish kings in Gaul (c.500-752) beginning with Clovis; Merovingi is a Latinization of his Germanic name (cf. Old High German Mar-wig "famed-fight") with the Germanic patronymic suffix -ing.