Charles Martel
biographical name circa 688-741 grandfather of Charlemagne Frankish ruler (719-741)

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  • Charles-Martel — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Martel. Tombe de Charles Martel dans la Basilique de Saint Denis …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Charles Martel — • French monarch, born about 688; died at Quierzy on the Oise, 21 October, 741 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Charles Martel     Charles Martel      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • CHARLES MARTEL — (688 env. 741) Fils de Pépin d’Herstal, Charles Martel apparaît dans l’histoire au lendemain de la mort de son père (déc. 714), qui déclencha des troubles violents dans le royaume franc: Neustriens et Aquitains alliés aux Frisons et aux Saxons… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Charles Martel — see MARTEL Charles …   English World dictionary

  • Charles Martel — This article is about the Frankish Ruler. For other uses, see Charles Martel (disambiguation). Charles Martel, Frankish ruler Charles Martel is primarily famous fo …   Wikipedia

  • Charles Martel — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Martel. Charles Martel …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Charles Martel — (d. 741)    Son of Pippin II of Herstal and father of Pippin III the Short, Charles, later known as Martel (the Hammer), was an important Carolingian mayor of the palace, whose reign, after a difficult beginning, marked a significant step in the… …   Encyclopedia of Barbarian Europe

  • Charles Martel — /mahr tel /; Fr. /mannrdd tel / A.D. 690? 741, ruler of the Franks 714 741 (grandfather of Charlemagne). * * * Latin Carolus Martellus ( Charles the Hammer ) born с 688 died Oct. 22, 741, Quierzy sur Oise, Fr. Carolingian mayor of the palace… …   Universalium

  • Charles Martel — Charles′ Mar•tel′ [[t]mɑrˈtɛl[/t]] n. anh big a.d. 690?–741, ruler of the Franks 714–741 (grandfather of Charlemagne) …   From formal English to slang

  • CHARLES MARTEL —    (i. e. Charles the Hammer ), son of Pépin d Héristal and grandfather of Charlemagne; became mayor of the Palace, and as such ruler of the Franks; notable chiefly for his signal victory over the Saracens at Poitiers in 732, whereby the tide of… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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