Franks Timeline

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  • 285 CE
    Carausius is given the task of eliminating the Frankish and Saxon pirates.
  • 451 CE
    Aetius defeats Attila of the Huns at the Battle of the Catalaunian Fields, together with Rome's allies.
  • 469 CE
    A Saxon army is defeated by the Franks at Angers.
  • 486 CE
    Clovis I of the Franks defeats the Romans in Gaul. Founding of the Frankish kingdom.
  • 503 CE
    Clovis I converts to Christianity.
  • 507 CE
    Clovis defeats the Visigoths and drives them into the Iberian peninsula.
  • 511 CE
    Death of Clovis, founder of the Merovingian dynasty.
  • 718 CE - 741 CE
    Reign of Charles Martel.
  • 751 CE - 768 CE
    Reign of Pepin the Short, founder of Carolingian Dynasty.
  • 774 CE
    Lombards defeated by Charlemagne of the Franks; Lombard Kingdom falls.
  • 800 CE - 814 CE
    Reign of Charlemagne, Holy Roman Emperor.
  • 814 CE - 840 CE
    Reign of Louis the Pious.