Clovis, Pepin, and Charlemagne The Franks

Clovis founded the Merovingian Dynasty

Ruled western and eastern sides of the Rhine River.

Pepin the Short established Carolingian Empire.

Strengthened ties between the Catholic Church and the Franks.

Charlemagne Frankish king crowned by Pope

Expanded the Frankish empire to a large part of Rome.

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Created with images by Jorge Lascar - "The 30.6m ⌀ dome and the chandeliers with Islamic patterns - Hagia Sophia" • Stifts- och landsbiblioteket i Skara - "Clovis" • GeS - "Clovis" • frozenchipmunk - "Pepin the Short" • Bernt Rostad - "Statue of Charlemagne" • CircaSassy - "A brief history of mediæval and modern peoples (1899)" • CircaSassy - "A school history of Germany: from the earliest period to the establishment of the German empire in 1871 (1874)" • maveric2003 - "Charlemagne!" • Luc Van Braekel - "Charlemagne"

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