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Statue de Charlemagne et ses leudes, devant Notre Dame, Paris.- CHARLEMAGNE. 4) BIOGRAPHIE 4.3: DEBUT DE REGNE AVEC CARLOMAN (768-771), 3: En 771, peu après un peu plus de 3 années de règne et une paix relative entre les 2 frères, Carloman meurt brusquement au palais carolingien de SAMOUSSY, près de Laon. Dès le lendemain de sa mort, Charles s'empare de son royaume, usurpant l'héritage de ses neveux.

Charlemagne statue in front of Notre Dame cathedral Paris France

Statue of Charlemagne in the abbey church of Müstair, Graubünden, Switzerland .

Statue of Charlemagne in the abbey church of Müstair, Graubünden, Switzerland .

charlemagne's castle germany - Google Search

charlemagne's castle germany - Google Search

striature: Golden Charlemagne Busto HDR (da Peter Akkermans Fotoakkermans.nl)

striations: “ Golden Charlemagne Bust HDR (by Peter Akkermans Fotoakkermans.

Eleanor of Aquitane (1124-1204) - one of the wealthiest and most powerful women of the High Middle Ages. She was queen of both France and England and mother to three kings (including Richard I, the Lionheart) and two queens. She was as influential in literary circles as in political, and she was the patron of many writers and troubadours.

Eleanor of Aquitaine--one of my favorite historical women. Eleanor of Aquitaine's effigy at Fontrevault. Queen of France and England, she was known for her passion for reading.

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Fulk V of Anjou  (1092 -1143) King of Jerusalem, Duke of Normandy and Knight Templar. My direct line GGF many times over.

Fulk V of Anjou King of Jerusalem, Duke of Normandy and Knight Templar. My direct line GGF many times over.

Bertrada of Laon - 32nd Paternal Great Grandmother and mother of Charlemagne.

Bertrada of Laon - Paternal Great Grandmother and mother of Charlemagne.

The Carolingian Dynasty - A Frankish noble family with origins in the Arnulfing and Pippinid clans of the 7th century AD. The name "Carolingian", derives from the Latinised name of Charles Martel: Carolus. The family consolidated its power in the late 7th century. By 751, the Merovingian dynasty which until then had ruled the Franks by right was deprived of this right with the consent of the Papacy and the aristocracy and a Carolingian, Pepin the Short, was crowned King of the Franks.

Statue of Charlemagne (also called Karl der Große, "Charles the Great") in Frankfurt, Germany. I am one of his many descendants.

Nature's beautiful way of adding patina!

Equestrian statue of Holy Roman Emperor Charlemagne, King of the Franks, in front of the Notre-Dame Cathedral, Paris.

charlemagne palace chapel - Google Search

charlemagne palace chapel - Google Search

Charlemagne /// my great^26th grandpa! Or something like that. Pretty sure anyone with European ancestry can trace back to him, though :)

The head of Charlemagne, from the ship Réal de France, built in He makes a noble, striking figure at something like 5 feet tall, and it’s difficult to believe he’s over 300 years …

"Charlemagne" Charles The Great Emperor of the HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE; 740-813; my 28th great grandfather

"Charlemagne" Charles The Great Emperor of the HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE; my great grandfather [I have numerous lines to him. See my Relative to Charlemagne wall.

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