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The Austria-based restaurant was first noted by the scholar and monk Albuin, who was a devout follower of Charlemagne.
For instance, he points out, Charlemagne treated Saxony like his own personal punching bag.
On just one day in 782, “Charlemagne ordered no fewer than 4,500 Saxons decapitated” because they were oath-breakers.
Chivalry therefore may, in a general sense, be referred to the age of Charlemagne.
For the purpose of carrying out his ideas Charlemagne gathered round him the best intellects of Europe.
True, the Church had ceased to be the power which she had been in Charlemagne's day.The Story of Brussels|Ernest Gilliat-Smith
Charlemagne enlarged that at Fulda, which had been founded in 774, and which all through the middle ages stood in great respect.
He restored to the subjugated Saxons certain of the rights of which Charlemagne had deprived them.A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times|Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
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Cultural definitions for Charlemagne
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.