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 ...
Aug 29, 2016 ... 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 ...
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 ...
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
Charles Martel, commander of the Franks, repels the Moorish advance through
France and becomes the savior of Christianity in Europe.
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triumphant ascent to ... Charles is born to Alpaida, one of the servant girls.
Plectruda is ...
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 ...
Born about 688; died at Quierzy on the Oise, 21 October, 741. He was the natural
son of Pepin of Herstal and a woman named Alpaïde or Chalpaïde. Pepin, who ...
Charles Martel was a Frankish Ruler of the Carolingian line from 718 until his
death in 741. His famous grandson, Charlemagne, would unite Central...