Death of Pipin III and ascent to the throne of Charles the Great (Charlemagne) (27 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Upon his death, the kingdom of Francia is divided between Charles and his brother Carloman, who becomes king of Austrasia. See our article on Early Middle Ages

Citation:
Editors. "Death of Pipin III and ascent to the throne of Charles the Great (Charlemagne)". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=6864, accessed 06 December 2016.]


Related Groups

  1. Charlemagne and the Carolingian Empire