Saint Clotilda (klətĬl´də), d. 545, Frankish queen. She converted her husband, Clovis I, to Christianity and built with him in Paris the Church of the Apostles Peter and Paul, later renamed (10th cent.) Sainte-Geneviève. After her husband's death she spent her life caring for the poor. Feast: June 3.
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