- Aega (mayor of the palace)
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Ega (also spelled "Aega" or "Egua") was the
mayor of the palaceand regent, alongside the queen mother Nanthild, of Neustriaand Burgundyfrom 639, on the death of Dagobert I, to his death in 641, during the reign of the minor Clovis II. On his death, at Clichy, Nanthild replaced him, a hardened opponent of the local Burgundian nobility, in Burgundy by a Frank and like opponent of the local power factions, Flaochad. The magnates elevated Erchinoaldto his mayoralty in Neustria.
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