OriginThe frankish kingdom was originally a conferedation of german tribes east of the Rhine
SettlingFrankish tribe got permission by the emperor Julian to settle on Roman territory between the rivers Schelde and Meuse as foederati
ClovisClovis chosen king of Franks at age 16.
Clovis is founder of the Merovingian dynasty of Frankish kings
ClovisHe defeats the Roman legions under Syagrius at Soissons and ends Roman domination over Gaul.
ReligionClovis and 3000 Frankish soldiers accept Catholic religion
ClovisClovis extends rule to the areas France and Western Germany and he dies
Oct 15, 732
CharlesCharles "Hammer" Martel Defeates Muslims (Saracens) at Battle of Tours. He enables Christianity to survive in western Europe.
Oct 15, 734
CharlesCharles sends forces toFriesland.
Defeats King Poppa, son of Redbad,