For instance, he points out, Charlemagne treated Saxony like his own personal punching bag.
The Austria-based restaurant was first noted by the scholar and monk Albuin, who was a devout follower of Charlemagne.
On just one day in 782, “Charlemagne ordered no fewer than 4,500 Saxons decapitated” because they were oath-breakers.
Who shall prevail while Charlemagne but sleeps in the shadow of the Untersberg?
Charlemagne crushed the rebellious Saxon spirit and conquered Bavaria.
They admired in the ideal characters of Charlemagne and Arthur the qualities most valued among themselves.
Charlemagne and his Franks must have been rather a nuisance to their neighbours.
Charlemagne's sword "Joyeuse" was also buried with him, and "Tizo'na" was buried with the Cid.
Then Charlemagne turned to his lords and asked—“Who is this child?”
Did Charlemagne have more influence on mediæval history than Hildebrand?
The first emperor of the Holy Roman Empire; his name means “Charles the Great.” Charlemagne was king of France in the late eighth and early ninth centuries and was crowned emperor in 800. He is especially remembered for his encouragement of education.
Note: Throughout the Middle Ages, Charlemagne was considered a model for Christian rulers.