The Creation of the Holy Roman Empire

Clovis- was the first king- Franks to convert Christianity

He encouraged his people to also convert to his new faith

Charlemagne- founded both the French and German Monarchies

Charlemagne is the Frankish king- who was crowned on December 25- 1st Holy Roman Emperor

Pepin promised to offer his protection to the Church

Pepin the Short successfully removed the Lombards from Rome and gave their lands to the Pope

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Created with images by GeS - "Clovis" • sybarite48 - "Cathédrale de Reims (Marne)" • Pedro Nuno Caetano - "Above royal eyes" • Ninara - "4Y1A6721" • Ken and Nyetta - "Occupied by Kings since Clovis, King of the Franks, in 503 AD, Abroise is one of France's most historic castles and was home to the whole line of Valois Kings" • maveric2003 - "Charlemagne!" • the wub - "Charlemagne" • the wub - "Charlemagne" • maveric2003 - "Charlemagne!" • historic.brussels - "Pairs of angels, sculptures; Martyrs' Square - Place des Martyrs - Martelaarsplaats 1" • Luc Van Braekel - "Charlemagne" • santanartist - "Charlemagne" • sybarite48 - "Jargeau (Loiret)" • Bernt Rostad - "Statue of Charlemagne" • sybarite48 - "Jargeau (Loiret)" • Bernt Rostad - "Statue of Charlemagne" • frozenchipmunk - "Pepin the Short"

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