Sigismund of Burgundy

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Sigismund (Sigismundus; died 524 AD) was King of the Burgundians from 516 to his death.wikipedia
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Godomar II

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Sigismund and his brother Godomar were defeated in battle by Clovis' sons and Godomar fled.
Both he and his brother Sigismund of Burgundy were defeated in battle by Clovis' sons.

Avitus of Vienne

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Sigismund was a student of Avitus of Vienne, the Chalcedonian bishop of Vienne who converted Sigismund from the Arian faith of his Burgundian forebears.
He won the confidence of King Gundobad, and converted his son, King Sigismund to Catholicism.

Chlodomer

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Sigismund was taken by Chlodomer, King of Orléans, where he was kept as a prisoner. In 523, the Kingdom of the Burgundians was invaded by the four Frankish kings, Chlodomer, Childebert I, Clotaire I and Theuderic I, children of Frankish king Clovis I and Sigismund's second cousins by Clotilde.
In 523–24, possibly at the instigation of his mother Clotilde, who was eager to avenge her nephew who had been assassinated by Sigismund of Burgundy, Chlodomer joined with his brothers in an expedition against the Burgundians.

Agaunum

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Sigismund was inspired to found a monastery dedicated to Saint Maurice at Agaune in Valais in 515.
Agaunum is noted for the fact that the monks at the monastery of Agaunum performed perpetual prayers since its formation in 522 by King Sigismund.

Kingdom of the Burgundians

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Sigismund (Sigismundus; died 524 AD) was King of the Burgundians from 516 to his death. In 523, the Kingdom of the Burgundians was invaded by the four Frankish kings, Chlodomer, Childebert I, Clotaire I and Theuderic I, children of Frankish king Clovis I and Sigismund's second cousins by Clotilde.
Sigismund, son of Gundobad (516–524)

Gundobad

He was the son of king Gundobad and Caretene.
Gundobad died peacefully, succeeded by his son Sigismund in 516.

Chlothar I

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In 523, the Kingdom of the Burgundians was invaded by the four Frankish kings, Chlodomer, Childebert I, Clotaire I and Theuderic I, children of Frankish king Clovis I and Sigismund's second cousins by Clotilde.
In 516 Gundobad, king of Burgundy, died, and the throne passed to his son Sigismund, who converted to Catholicism.

Suavegotha

Suavegotha of Burgundy
(Under Burgundian law, his mother's clothes should have gone to his sister, Suavegotha.) The Queen persuaded Sigismund to deal with his son, alleging that Sigeric planned not only to kill his father and seize the throne, but that he also had designs on his grandfather's kingdom in Italy.
Suavegotha was the daughter of the Burgundian king Sigismund and his Ostrogothic wife Ostrogotho.

Caretene

He was the son of king Gundobad and Caretene.
She was probably the mother of Sigismund of Burgundy.

Burgundians

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Chlodomer marched with his brother Theuderic I, King of Metz, on Burgundy in 524.
The poet and early mythologist Viktor Rydberg (1828–1895), (Our Fathers' Godsaga) asserted from an early medieval source, Vita Sigismundi, that they themselves retained oral traditions about their Scandinavian origin.

Apollinaris of Valence

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Sigismund came into conflict with Apollinaris of Valence over the rules regarding marriage.
The four bishops of the province commanded him to separate from his companion, but he appealed to King Sigismund, who sustained his official and exiled the four bishops to Sardinia.

Clotilde

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In 523, Clotilde, daughter of Chilperic II of Burgundy who had been slain by Sigismund's father Gundobad in 493, took revenge for the murder of her father, when she incited her sons against Sigismund, and provoked the Burgundian War, which led to Sigismund's deposition and imprisonment, and his assassination the following year.
In 523 Clotilde's sons went to war against her cousin King Sigismund of Burgundy, the son of Gundobad, which led to Sigismund's deposition and imprisonment.

Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor

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The emperor gave the saint's name to one of his sons, the later King Sigismund of Hungary (who also became decades later King of Bohemia and Holy Roman Emperor).
He was named after Saint Sigismund of Burgundy, the favourite saint of Sigismund's father.

Theuderic I

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In 523, the Kingdom of the Burgundians was invaded by the four Frankish kings, Chlodomer, Childebert I, Clotaire I and Theuderic I, children of Frankish king Clovis I and Sigismund's second cousins by Clotilde. Chlodomer marched with his brother Theuderic I, King of Metz, on Burgundy in 524.
The four sons of Clovis then all fought the Burgundian kings Sigismund and Godomar; Godomar fled and Sigismund was taken prisoner by Chlodomer.

Battle of Vézeronce

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Chlodomer was killed at the Battle of Vézeronce, which took place on 25 June 524, reportedly at the hands of Godomar.
The previous Burgundian king Sigismund had been executed by the Franks, and was succeeded by his brother Godomar.

Theoderic the Great

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According to Gregory of Tours, Sigismund married the daughter of the Ostrogoth King Theodoric.
In 522, the Catholic Burgundian king Sigismund killed his own son, Theoderic's grandson, Sergeric.

Statues of Saints Norbert, Wenceslaus and Sigismund

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The statues of Saints Norbert, Wenceslaus and Sigismund are outdoor sculptures installed on the north side of the Charles Bridge in Prague, Czech Republic.

Clovis I

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Sigismund and his brother Godomar were defeated in battle by Clovis' sons and Godomar fled. In 523, the Kingdom of the Burgundians was invaded by the four Frankish kings, Chlodomer, Childebert I, Clotaire I and Theuderic I, children of Frankish king Clovis I and Sigismund's second cousins by Clotilde.

Orléans

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Sigismund was taken by Chlodomer, King of Orléans, where he was kept as a prisoner.

Chalcedonian Christianity

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Sigismund was a student of Avitus of Vienne, the Chalcedonian bishop of Vienne who converted Sigismund from the Arian faith of his Burgundian forebears.

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vienne

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Sigismund was a student of Avitus of Vienne, the Chalcedonian bishop of Vienne who converted Sigismund from the Arian faith of his Burgundian forebears.

Arianism

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Sigismund was a student of Avitus of Vienne, the Chalcedonian bishop of Vienne who converted Sigismund from the Arian faith of his Burgundian forebears.

Saint Maurice

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Sigismund was inspired to found a monastery dedicated to Saint Maurice at Agaune in Valais in 515.

Canton of Valais

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Sigismund was inspired to found a monastery dedicated to Saint Maurice at Agaune in Valais in 515.

Sardinia

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The four bishops of the province ordered him to separate from his companion, but he appealed to Sigismund, who supported his official and exiled the four bishops to Sardinia.