Vikings, Magyars, Muslims begin their raids in the 800s.
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Alfred The Great. Date 871-899Description: In 871 he took the government from his brother. He is probably most known for his positive attitude towards learning. Alfred didn’t learn how to read and write until after he became king. He thought that since people thought that the Viking raids were because of sins, if they educated themselves the sins would go away. He thought that if you failed at learning that you failed at life.
Viking Age is the term for the period in European history, especially Northern European and Scandinavian history, spanning the late 8th to 11th centuries. Scandinavian (Norse) Vikings explored Europe by its oceans and rivers through trade and warfare. The Vikings also reached Iceland, Greenland, Newfoundland, and Anatolia. Additionally, there is evidence to support the Vinland legend that Vikings reached farther south to the North American continent.
Charlemagne was a brilliant warrior and a strong king, and he led the Franks into building a huge empire. He was known as, “King of the Franks.” To build this empire, Charlemagne spent much of his time in war. He then led his armies into battle against many neighboring kingdoms and conquered them. By the time he was finished, Charlemagne’s empire included all with made France.
Charles Martel lead and helped the Frankish army to stop the Muslims invasion that was heading East towards the Frankish empire.
Charles was the grandfather of Charlemagne. He is remembered for winning the battle of tours in 732. This prevented the Moslems from getting farther into Europe than Spain. It took two generations for the franks to drive all the Arab garrisons out of what is now known as France and across the Pyrenees.
Viking Age (8th-11th century) is the term for the period in European history, especially Northern European and Scandinavian history, spanning the late 8th to 11th centuries. Scandinavian (Norse) Vikings explored Europe by its oceans and rivers through trade and warfare. The Vikings also reached Iceland, Greenland, Newfoundland, and Anatolia. Additionally, there is evidence to support the Vinland legend that Vikings reached farther south to the North American continent. They were the most frightening warriors. Britain, Ireland, and other parts of Western Europe and Eastern Europe were invaded by the Vikings. The lack of agriculture leg many Vikings to sail South in search of land. One of the biggest Viking fleets was recorded; many dragon ships sailed to Europe. They looted everything from the towns, monasteries, and religious institutions; they also took prisoners to sell as slaves. Europeans lived in terror because of them. Even though the European defenders were well trained, the Vikings were furious, they were very powerful.
Spread Christianity in france. Clovis united people clovis made france a christian nation.
The city was attacked by the Visigoths, led by Alaric the first. An event held by troops that worked for Charles V.
*Saint Patrick wasn't born Irish he was born in Britten *He was kidnapped for Ireland and token to Britten by force. *They kidnapped him and made him a slave. *He was a slave for 10 years then became a priest. *He made Ireland form a pagan land to a christian land. *They made Saint Patrick's day since the 7th century, march 17 when he died. *Saint Patrick was the patron saint.
Christianity is a religion founded so that people who believed in the religion could learn the teachings of Jesus Christ.