The Violent Life of Fredegund: Was She a Queen, a Murderess or a Woman Intent on Survival? | Ancient Origins Members Site


The Violent Life of Fredegund: Was She a Queen, a Murderess or a Woman Intent on Survival?

The Violent Life of Fredegund: Was She a Queen, a Murderess or a Woman Intent on Survival?

Fredegund (545 - 597 CE), the queen consort of Chilperic I - the Merovingian Frankish king of Soissons, has a reputation of being one of the most bloodthirsty and sadistic women in history. Accounts by Gregory, the Bishop of Tours (539 - 594 ...

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