Friday, February 17, 2012

Murphysboro Centuries, 7th secular

Grimoald, d. 656
- son of Pepin - tried to take the throne for himself, which resulted in his death

Pepin II, 687-714
- grandson of Pepin I, in 687 he became the most influential nobleman in France - because the kings were powerless, Pepin began to try and reduce the power of other nobleman (while retaining the power for himself)

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