Charles Martel (c. 688 – 22 October 741) wis a Frankis statesman an militar leader who, as Duke an Prince o the Franks an Mayor o the Palace, wis de facto ruler o Francia frae 718 till his daith.[1]

Charles Martel
Duke an Prince o the Franks
Mayor o the Palace
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The statue o Charles Martel at the Palace o Versailles in Paris
Duke an Prince o the Franks
Ring718–741
Coronation718
PredecessorPepin o Herstal
SuccessorPepin the Short
Mayor o the Palace o Austrasie
Ring715–741
Coronation715
PredecessorTheudoald
SuccessorCarloman
Keeng o the Franks (Actin)
Reing737–741
Coronation737
PredecessorTheuderic IV
SuccessorChilderic III
Born688
Herstal
Dee'd741
Quierzy
BuirialBasilica o St Denis
SpouseRotrude o Trier
Swanhild
IssueCarloman
Pepin
Grifo
Bernard
Remigius
Hiltrud
Ithers
HooseCarolingian
FaitherPepin o Herstal
MitherAlpaida

ReferencesEedit

  1. Schulman, Jana K. (2002). The Rise of the Medieval World, 500–1300: A Biographical Dictionary. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 101. ISBN 0-313-30817-9.