Information about King Theuderic IV of the Franks

King Theuderic IV of the Franks (712 - 737)

Theuderic IV or Theuderich, Theoderic, or Theodoric; in French, Thierry was the Merovingian King of the Franks from 721 until his death in 737. He was the son of king Dagobert III; his date of birth is not well known but after 711.

During his reign, his realm was controlled by the mayor of the palace, Charles Martel, who kept him in custody, first in Chelles Abbey, then in Ch√Ęteau-Thierry.

After his death, the Frankish throne remained vacant for seven years, until Pepin the Short arranged for Childeric III, the last Merovingian king, to succeed him.

King Theuderic IV of the Franks reigned in...
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King Theuderic IV Francia (Kingdom of the Franks) 13 February 721 737
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