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Medieval France

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Charles Martel Saves Christendom at the Battle of Tours

Today on October 10, 732, Charles Martel leads the Franks to a decisive victory at the Battle of Tours. The Battle of Tours, also known...
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Holy Roman Emperor Charlemagne is born in Frankia

Today on April 2nd 742, Charlemagne, the first Holy Roman Emperor, is born. Charles I, better known as Charlemagne, was likely born in either present...
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Charlemagne becomes the sole King of the Franks

Today on December 5th 771, Charlemagne becomes the sole King of the Franks after his brother Carloman mysteriously died. After their father’s death in 768,...

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