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Chindasuinth
Chindasvinto
King of the Visigoths
Reign 30 April 642 - 30 September 653
Succession Commander of the frontier with the Basques, commenced a rebellion and deposed Tulga, being proclaimed king by a convention of nobles and the people at Pampalica (probably modern Pampliega) without the support of the church. [1]
Predecessor Tulga
Successor Recceswinth
Alternative Names Kindswinth or Chindaswinth (Got.), Cindasuinctus (Lat.), Chindasvinto (Span.), Chindasvinto, Chindasvindo or Quindasvinto (Port.)
Spouse Recciberga
Issue Recceswinth, Theodefred (father of Roderic), Galesvinda
Born c. 563
Died 30 September 653
Died of natural causes.
Religion Catholicism


Regnal Titles
Preceeded by
Tulga
King of the Visigoths
642 - 653
co-king with Recceswinth (648 - 653)
Succeeded by
Recceswinth

BibliographyEdit

  • Dietrich Claude, Adel, Kirche und Königtum im Westgotenreich, Sigmaringen, 1971

ReferencesEdit

  1. Claude 1971, p. 115