The holy Roman empire

Charlemagne was the first frankish king to be crowned the Holy Roman emperor

Charlemagne encouraged learning for he was concerned with the amount of people who couldn’t read

Charlemagne gathered the brightest scholars of the era and had them preserve old roman texts

Clovis

Clovis was the first christian frank king

Was the first christian king of franks.

Part of the Merovingian dynasty

Ruler of the salian Franks

Was the ruler of gaul

Was the kingdom’s religious founde

Pepin the short

Started the carolingian dynasty

Successfully removed the lombards from Rome

The carolingian dynasty would rule from 751 to 843

752 was appointed king

Offered his protection to the pope in change for a blessing

In 754 he removed the lombards from rome and gave their land to the pope.

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Created with images by Free Grunge Textures - www.freestock.ca - "Double-Headed Eagle Grunge Emblem" • the wub - "Charlemagne" • maveric2003 - "Charlemagne!" • Luc Van Braekel - "Charlemagne" • Stifts- och landsbiblioteket i Skara - "Clovis" • Sharon Mollerus - "Clovis or Clothar, doorway at the Cloisters, France, ca. 1250" • frozenchipmunk - "Pepin the Short" • Bernt Rostad - "Statue of Charlemagne" • sybarite48 - "Jargeau (Loiret)" • frozenchipmunk - "Pepin the Short"

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