- the E part of the former kingdom of the Franks, comprising parts of what is now NE France, W Germany, and Belgium. Capital: Metz.
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They then attacked Austrasia, which had not joined in the revolt.
After the conquest of Neustria, Austrasia conquers Aquitaine in 760.
Dagobert, king of Austrasia, a pupil in college of Slane, 590.Insula Sanctorum et Doctorum
He ruled Neustria, while Carloman, his brother, ruled Austrasia (741-747).The Rise of the Mediaeval Church
Alexander Clarence Flick
Besides, in exchange for the Austrasia that you lost, did you not gain a Burgundy?
- the eastern region of the kingdom of the Merovingian Franks that had its capital at Metz and lasted from 511 ad until 814 ad. It covered the area now comprising NE France, Belgium, and western Germany
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