Clovis strikes the Romans in 486, attacking Soissons, the capital.
Clovis continues to expand outside the territory.
Pepin the Short was appointed ruler by the Pope.
Pepin offered the church protection in exchange for the Pope’s blessing.
Charlemagne became king of the Frankish Empire during 771 A.D. Charlemagne was the son of Pepin the Short.


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