Charles was the son of Pepin of Herstal and his second wife Alpaida. He had a
brother named Childebrand, who later became the ...
Aug 14, 2009 ... Charles Martel, Latin Carolus Martellus, German Karl Martell (born c. 688—died
Oct. 22, 741, Quierzy-sur-Oise [France]) mayor of the palace of ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 simply because not
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Diana Johnson does a great job of blending history and fiction in this book. She
Charles Martel, commander of the Franks, repels the Moorish advance through
France and becomes the savior of Christianity in Europe.
At the Battle of Tours near Poitiers, France, Frankish leader Charles Martel, a
Christian, defeats a large army of Spanish Moors, halting the Muslim advance
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