Carolingian dynasty
The Carolingian dynasty (known variously as the Carlovingians, Carolings, or Karlings) was a Frankish noble family with origins in the Arnulfing and Pippinid clans of the 7th century AD. The name "Car...
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Massacre of Verden
The Massacre of Verden, Bloodbath of Verden, or Bloody Verdict of Verden (German Blutgericht von Verden) was a massacre of 4,500 captive Saxons in October 782. During the Saxon Wars, the Saxons rebell...
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Palace of Aachen
6°05′02″E / 50.77556°N 6.08389°E / 50.77556; 6.08389The Palace of Aachen was a group of buildings with residential, political and religious purposes chosen by Charlemagne to b...
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Carolingian architecture
Carolingian architecture is the style of north European Pre-Romanesque architecture belonging to the period of the Carolingian Renaissance of the late 8th and 9th centuries, when the Carolingian fami...
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De ordine palatii
De ordine palatii (On the governance of the palace) is a treatise written by Hincmar, archbishop of Rheims, in 882 for Carloman II on the occasion of his accession to the throne of Western Francia.It ...
Gerberge of Lorraine
Gerberge of Lorraine (ca. 935-978) was the daughter of Giselbert, Duke of Lorraine, and Gerberga of Saxony. She was a descendant of Charlemagne through both her parents. Gerberge died sometime after 7...
Louis V of France
Louis V (c. 967 – 21 May 987) was the King of Western Francia from 986 until his premature death. He died childless and was the last monarch in the Carolingian line.The son of King Lothair and his wif...
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Joyous Entry of 1356
The Joyous Entry of 1356 (Dutch: Blijde Intrede, Blijde Inkomst, or Blijde Intocht, French: Joyeuse Entrée) into Brussels is the charter of liberties granted to the Duchy of Brabant following the dea...
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Carloman (mayor of the palace)
Carloman (between 706 and 716 – 17 August 754) was the eldest son of Charles Martel, majordomo or mayor of the palace and duke of the Franks, and his wife Chrotrud of Treves. On Charles's death (741),...
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Charles the Bald
Charles the Bald (13 June 823 – 6 October 877) was the King of West Francia (843–77), King of Italy (875–77) and Holy Roman Emperor (875–77, as Charles II). After a series of civil wars that bega...
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War of the Succession of Flanders and Hainault
The War of the Flemish Succession was a series of feudal conflicts in the mid-thirteenth century between the children of Margaret II, Countess of Flanders. They concerned the succession to the two cou...
Polyptych (document)
In medieval history, the Polyptych (or Polyptyque) was a document detailing the lands that a noble owned. Many also featured names of the peasants that lived there, allowing for historians to track th...
Carloman II
Carloman II (c. 866 – 12 December 884), King of Western Francia, was the youngest son of King Louis the Stammerer and Ansgarde of Burgundy, and became king, jointly with his brother Louis III of...
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Langobardia Major
Langobardia Major was the name that, in the Early Middle Ages, was given to the domains of the Lombard Kingdom in Northern Italy. It comprised Lombardy proper with its capital Pavia, the Duchies of Fr...
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Adelaide of Paris
Adélaïde of Paris (or Aélis) (c. 850/853 – 10 November 901) was the second wife of Louis the Stammerer, King of Western Francia, and was the mother of Princess Ermentrude and King Charles the Simple....
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Battle of Saucourt-en-Vimeu
The Battle of Saucourt occurred between Danish forces of pagan Viking warriors and the Christian troops of Carolingian joint Kings Louis III of France and Carloman II on 3 August 881 at Saucourt-en-Vi...
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Bertrada of Laon
Bertrada of Laon (born between 710 and 727 – 12 July 783), also known as Bertrada the Younger or Bertha Broadfoot (cf. Latin: Regina pede aucae i.e. the queen with the goose-foot), was a Frankish quee...
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March of Friuli
The March of Friuli was a Carolingian frontier march against the Slavs and Avars, established in 776. It was a successor to the Lombard Duchy of Friuli. After Charlemagne had conquered the Italian Kin...
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Frederuna
Frederuna (or Frederonne) (French: Frédérune or Frérone) (887–917) was the sister of Beuve II, the Bishop of Châlons-sur-Marne, and the first wife of King Charles III of France, whom she married i...