Charles Martel



a.d. 690?–741, ruler of the Franks 714–741 (grandfather of Charlemagne).
Charles, Charles Martel.
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grandfather of Charlemagne. ?688–741 ad, Frankish ruler of Austrasia (715–41), who checked the Muslim invasion of Europe by defeating the Moors at Poitiers (732)
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