History of the Frankish Kingdom

Main

Frankish Dominance Begins (Controlling France and Germany)

400 - 500

Merongovian Rulers

400 - 700

Rule of Clovis: Conversion to Christianity

481

Kingdom in Decline

700

Charlesw Martel defends Pope Leo III from Muslims at Tours

731

Pepin rules and strengthens ties to the Pope

750 - 760

Charles Martel Becomes Mayor

768

Rule of Charlamagne begins

771

Charlemagne dies

814

Kingdom split between 4 grandsons

843

Spread of Feudalism

900 - 1050

Troubadors create songs about Chivalry of Knights

1250