Lät sig döpas 496. CLOVIS, THE GREAT, KING OF THE FRANKS b. 465 A.D.; d. 511 A.D. Clovis became the great conqueror king uniting all of the tribes under one rulership. He married in 493 A.D. to Clothilde, daughter of Chilperic II, King of Burgundy. Clothilde died in 540 A.D. She was later canonized for her saintly life. Of this marriage there was born: Clothair , b. 497 A.D.