Did Charlemagne conquer England?

Question:

Did Charlemagne conquer England?

Charles The Great:

Charlemagne (742-814) was a Frankish leader who became one of the most significant figures in European history. Some of Charlemagne's aliases are Charles the Great and Carolus Magnus.

Answer and Explanation:

No, Charlemagne did not conquer England. He did, however, conquer much of Western Europe and established the Holy Roman Empire in the year 800. He was buried in Aachen Cathedral in what is now Germany.


Learn more about this topic:

Charlemagne's Holy Roman Empire and the Divine Right to Rule

from History 101: Western Civilization I

Chapter 7 / Lesson 2
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