After this battle, the Carolingian family came into power. Charles Martel defeated the Spanish Moors in this battle.
Charlemane is born
Conquest of the Lombard Kingdom
The Lombard Kingdom was in Italy and was very large. So its defeat meant a huge expansion for the Carolingian Empire.
Conquest of the Saxons
Approx. 775 - Approx. 785
The Saxons were people that lived in Europe and the British Isles. During this conquest, Charlemagne sought to convert the Saxons.
Advance of christian powers in Spain
Approx. 785 - Approx. 812
The Carolingians won the Spanish March from the Saracens, which helped them gain the ability to make more advancements then and in the future.
Charlemagne writes Admonitio Generalis
This is one of his most famous works. Another one of his most famous works is Epistola de Litteris Colendis and they have both survived to the present day.
Frankish Empire is ruled by the Carolingian Dynasty
Approx. 800 - Approx. 888
The Frankish Empire was a large kingdom that consisted of small sub-kingdoms.
Charlegmane is crowned emperor
Charlemagne was crowned on Christmas day by Pope Leo the lll. This in a way helped to revive the Western Roman Empire
Carolingian Civil War
Approx. 823 - Approx. 835
This war mostly consisted of fighting between Louis the Pious (a son of Charlemagne) and Charles the Bald and his three sons Lothar, Pepin, and Louis the German.
Peace is restored
During the war, there was a large amount of fighting between the family. Louis the Pious had been stripped of his title. However, when the peace was restored between the family, he gained his title back.
Louis the Pious dies
Oaths of Strasbourg
Louis the German and Charles the Bald made an alliance. This divided the empire between the two of them.
The Partition of Verdun divides Charlemagne's empire between his grandsons
This division marked the beginning of modern France, Germany, and Italy. This division was made after Charlemagne died.
Treaty of Verdun
This is the Treaty that divided the empire between Charlemagne's three sons.
Charles the Bald dies
Charles the Fat is crowned emperor of the Holy Roman Empire