c.688 - 741
Charles Martel, meaning Charles the Hammer, was mayor of the palace (or chancellor) of Austrasia, which was the eastern part of the Frankish kdm.
(See map The Frankish empire)
Charles Martel restored a united Frankish kdm and established a power base on which the Carolingian empire was founded.
In 732 he defeated the invading Muslims at Poitiers and stopped further Muslim expansion into
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