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The Oxford Companion to Military History

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derived from the Latin Carolus Magnus (Charles ‘the Great’), was ruler of the Franks (whose heartland lay between

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The Oxford Companion to Chaucer

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(768–814),

king of the Franks and emperor, an impressive figure both in history (as an effective ruler and

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World Encyclopedia

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King of the Franks (768–814) and Holy Roman Emperor (800–14). The eldest son of Pepin III

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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In 754, Pope Stephen II came to Francia and consecrated Charles and his brother Carloman (b. 752) kings

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The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

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(742–814).

The son of Pippin (Pépin le Bref), first Arnulfing king of Francia, Charles succeeded to

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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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(747–814)

Charles was born in 747 into the most powerful family of the Austrasian aristocracy, which ruled the

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

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Einhard, the famous biographer of Charlemagne, begins his description of the deeds of his hero with a long enumeration of

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The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

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(d. 814)

King of the Franks and head of the Holy Roman Empire in western Europe. Contemporary of Abbasid

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The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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(Κάρουλος), Frankish ruler (768–814); born 742, died Aachen 28 Jan. 814.

The son of Pippin III, Charlemagne became sole king of the Franks in ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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(742–814),

king of the Franks 768–814 and Holy Roman emperor (as Charles I) 800–814; the name comes from ...

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