Battle of Compiègne (54 words)

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The first battle of the Frankish Civil War, it was fought between Ragenfrid (appointed Mayor of the Palace by Dagobert III, in opposition to Pepin’s choice as his successor, his grandson Theudoald) and Theudoald. The latter, then young, lost the battle and fled to Cologne, where his grandmother, Pepin’s widow Pectrude, lived.

Citation: Editors, Litencyc. "Battle of Compiègne". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=6802, accessed 18 May 2022.]

6802 Battle of Compiègne 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.

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