Massacre of Verden

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Historical Context Note

Charlemagne orders the execution of about 4000 Saxon hostages and imposed Christianity on the remainder. Saxony becomes a province of the Frankish empire.

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Citation:
Editors. "Massacre of Verden". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=6873, accessed 01 September 2014.]


Related Groups

  1. Charlemagne and the Carolingian Empire