Battle of Vincy (59 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

It was a major battle in the Frankish Civil War, between Charles Martel and the Austrasians on one side and the king of the Franks, Chilperic II, and his mayor of the palace, Ragenfrid, on the other. Charles Martel defeated the forces of Chilperic, who fled to Paris, and proclaimed Clotaire IV king of Austrasia in opposition to Chilperic.

Citation:
Editors. "Battle of Vincy". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=6808, accessed 06 December 2016.]