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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Editors. "Massacre of Verden". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=6873, accessed 25 June 2018.]
- Charlemagne and the Carolingian Empire