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Tulga
Tulga
King of the Visigoths
Reign December 639 or January 640 - April 642
Succession Son of Chintila, he was elected king by an assembly of nobles and bishops. [1]
Deposition Chindasuinth rebelled and deposed him with the support of the nobility. Tulga was sent to a monastery, since monks were ineligible for the elective throne. [2]
Predecessor Chintila
Successor Chindasuinth
Alternative Names Tulca
Issue Giscila, Ariberga
Father Chintila
Died 642
Died in a monastery. [2]
Religion Catholicism


Regnal Titles
Preceeded by
Chintila
King of the Visigoths
639 or 640 - 642
Succeeded by
Chindasuinth

BibliographyEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. Claude 1971, p. 106
  2. 2.0 2.1 Claude 1971, p. 115