Clovis converted the Franks to Christianity.
Built military strength discreetly.
Fought against Roman rule.
Established the Merovingian Dynasty.
Became the first king to rule over all of the Frankish tribes.
Pepin The Short
Pepin the Short established the Carolingian Empire.
Appointed by the Pope as king in 752 AD.
Promised his protection of the church from non Christian tribes.
Strengthened ties between the Franks and the Catholic Church.