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What does the Fleur de Lis represent?

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What does the Fleur de Lis represent?

Clovis:

Clovis was the King of the Franks in the late fifth century and early sixth century. He is considered to be the first French king, as he united the different Frankish tribes under his rule. He was born in about 466 and died in 511.

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The Fleur de Lis, French for 'lily flower,' represents French royalty. According to legend, a lily was given to Clovis upon his baptism into...

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Frankish History: Clovis and the Merovingians

from History 101: Western Civilization I

Chapter 6 / Lesson 12
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