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Theuderic IV or Theuderich, Theoderic, or Theodoric; in French, Thierry (died 737) was the Merovingian King of the Franks from 721 until his death. He was the son of king Dagobert III.

During his reign, his realm was controlled by the mayor of the palace, Charles Martel.

After his death, the Frankish throne remained vacant for seven years, until Pepin the Short arranged for Childeric III, the last Merovingian king, to succeed him.

Theuderic IV
Died: 737
Preceded by
Chilperic II
King of the Franks
720-737
Succeeded by
(interregnum)
Childeric III
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Theuderic IV from "Promptuarii Iconum Insigniorum "

Theuderic IV or Theuderich, Theoderic, or Theodoric; in French, Thierry (died 737) was the Merovingian King of the Franks from 721 until his death. He was the son of king Dagobert III.

During his reign, his realm was controlled by the mayor of the palace, Charles Martel, who kept him in custody, first in Chelles Abbey, then in Château-Thierry.

After his death, the Frankish throne remained vacant for seven years, until Pepin the Short arranged for Childeric III, the last Merovingian king, to succeed him.

Theuderic IV
Died: 737
Preceded by
Chilperic II
King of the Franks
720-737
Succeeded by
Interregnum
Childeric III


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