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Charles Martel

(Fr. “Hammer”; Ger.: Karl Martell; ca. 689–741). Father of Pepin* the Short; Frankish ruler of Austrasia 715–741; defeated Muslims (Saracens; Arabs, who invaded southern Fr. 719) 732 near Tours and Poitiers.

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