Charles was the son of Pepin of Herstal and his second wife Alpaida. He had a
brother named Childebrand, who later became the ...
Charles Martel, Latin Carolus Martellus, German Karl Martell (born c. 688—died
Oct. 22, 741, Quierzy-sur-Oise [France]) mayor of the palace of Austrasia (the ...
Charles Martel was the leader of the Frankish army at the Battle of Tours in 732,
and played a key role in turning back the Muslim invasions of Europe.
There are multiple history forces that can be used to describe the life and deeds
of Charles Martel and the ones I will be looking at are religion and technology.
Oct 31, 2014 ... Charles Martel turned back a Muslim raid that, had it been allowed to continue,
might have conquered Gaul.” Michael Grant, author of History of ...
Charles Martel - A Short Biography - Kindle edition by Godefroid Kurth.
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Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Paul Fouracre is Professor of Medieval
History at the ... This book is not exactly a biography of Charles Martel, the mayor
of the palace and the real power in the lands of the Merovingian Kingdoms
He was a Frank, known to history as Charles Martel, “the Hammer.” He was an
able and experienced warrior of many campaigns, with the courage to take a ...
Charles Martel (A.D. 688-741) consolidated Frankish power in his region, halted
the advance of Muslim armies into Western Europe, laid the groundwork for a ...
This Charles is known in history as Charles Martel. He was a brave young man.
He had fought in many of his father's battles and so had become a skilled soldier