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CHAT Dagobert (was: Souvlaki (was most looked-up words))

From:Ray Brown <ray.brown@...>
Date:Thursday, December 9, 2004, 18:43
On Thursday, December 9, 2004, at 03:15 , caeruleancentaur wrote:

> Andreas Johansson <andjo@F...> wrote: > >> The only other bearer of the name I can recall hearing of is the >> Frankish 7th C king. > > Andreas > > Dagobert I - Austrasia 623-628; the Franks 629-633. > Dagobert II - Austrasia 674-678 > Dagobert III - the Franks 711-716
..and there's a well-known (in France) children's song about "le bon roi Dagobert" in which each verse has the good king doing something silly and the great St Eloi putting him right. How do I know? Having a Frech daughter-in-law and two bilingual grandsons sort of helps. I've heard sung many times :) Ray =============================================== =============================================== Anything is possible in the fabulous Celtic twilight, which is not so much a twilight of the gods as of the reason." [JRRT, "English and Welsh" ]