Battle of Soissons

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Historical Context Note


This was the last battle of the Frankish Civil War, in which Charles Martel decisively defeated the allied forces of Odo, duke of Aquitaine, Chilperic, the Frankish king, and Ragenfrid, his Mayor of the Palace, near Soissons.

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Citation:
Editors. "Battle of Soissons". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=6810, accessed 31 July 2015.]