Who were the missi dominici?


Who were the missi dominici?


Charlemagne was first King of the Franks and then from the year 800, he was Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire. He lived from the year 742 to 814. As emperor, he instituted many administrative structures to rule his vast kingdom, which stretched across western and central Europe. He is also called Charles the Great and Charles I.

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The missi dominici were administrators sent out by the king to every part of the Frankish kingdom during the early Middle Ages. They were used...

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Feudalism: Charlemagne and the Holy Roman Empire

from History 101: Western Civilization I

Chapter 7 / Lesson 1

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