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The families of the maiores domus of the three Merovingian kingdoms of Austrasia, Burgundy and Neustria are set out in chapters 1, 2 and 3 of this document.
During Merovingian times, the "maior domus" was the head of the royal household.
Ref 10487Height 14 1/2"185 Antique Victorian large pair of bisque figurines of lady and gentleman dressed in elegant clothing with two small children.
The children having sold the young lady a basket of fruit and the gentleman is paying the young girl with coins from his purse.
A maior domus in Austrasia was appointed for the first time in [Dec 633/Jan 634], when King Dagobert I named his infant son Sigebert as king of Austrasia, the maior domus acting in the capacity of regent.