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Unformatted text preview: 830s-950s: Viking, Magyar, and Muslim raids 845 Vikings begin wintering at mouth of Loire, Seine 878-886 Viking siege of Paris 911: Charles the Simple's agreement with Rollo; East Frankish Carolingians extinct Charles allows Rollo to legally possess lands at mouth of Seine, Normans evolve; Conrad of Franconia chosen to replace Frankish kings. Alfred the Great (r. 871-899) of Wessex Restricts Vikings to Danelaw, strengthens Wessex Defenses. 912-961 Rule of Abd al-Rahman III in Spain 919-936 Henry the Fowler in Germany, re-annexes Lorriane Aethelstan (r. 925-939) Conquers the Danelaw. Otto I (r. 936-973) Defeats rebellious counts, defeats Magyars (95), establishes Saxon control in Italy. 955 Battle of the Lech 960: Hugh Capet as Duke of Franks Chosen by French counts because they wanted a weak ruler....
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