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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 Born In Frankia

Today on April 2, 742, Charlemagne, the first man to be crowned as Holy Roman Emperor, was born in Frankia (present-day France). Charles I, better...
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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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