Niklas wrote, "I know this song from my French classes in school and even in the Flemish part of Belgium it's very popular. A good deal has to do with its easy melody and rhyme metrics. Here we go..."

Notes

Good King Dagobert was Dagobert the First, King of the Franks in the early 600's. Saint Eligius was Saint Eloy. He was the Bishop of Noyon and chief councellor to King Dagobert. The song itself seems to go back to the French Revolution and is not about the actual King Dagobert.

Listen
Watch
The video is a slightly different version of the first verse only of this song.
Please let us know if you think this video has been taken down by YouTube.
Thanks!
Please let us know if you think this video has been taken down by YouTube.
Thanks!

Sheet Music

Sheet Music - Le bon roi Dagobert

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Niklas Oberfeld for contributing 2 extra verses of this song.

Translated by Monique and Lisa.

Merci beaucoup!

Let us know what you think!

If you feel any comment below is inappropriate, please email us. Thanks!