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... Berthoald (died 622) was the Duke of the Saxons during the reign of the Frankish kings Chlothar II and his son Dagobert I, the last ruling Merovingians ... father, who quickly came with an army, and when the Saxon Duke Berthoald had been killed, Clothar conquered the Saxons with such force that he slaughtered all the inhabitants of ...
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