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?
The treaty of Verdun, in 843, divided the Empire between Charlemagne's three grandsons.
They admired in the ideal characters of Charlemagne and Arthur the qualities most valued among themselves.
Charlemagne established the "School of the Palace," and placed Alcuin at its head.
Charlemagne's sword "Joyeuse" was also buried with him, and "Tizo'na" was buried with the Cid.
This is related by Eginhard, who was Charlemagne's secretary.
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.