Vikings - Vikings ∙ Scandinavian pagan raiders who began an onslaught against Europe from 790s beginning with Britain Hit mainland in 820s

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Unformatted text preview: Vikings - ∙ Scandinavian pagan raiders who began an onslaught against Europe from 790s, beginning with Britain. Hit mainland in 820s, menacing France and Germany to the 920s. Went East to Russia as well. Lothair - ∙ Louis the Pious' oldest son, slated to get the most of the realm. In 840 his two younger brothers Charles and Louis combined to fight him at the Battle of Fontenoy. Results required compromise. Charles the Bald received the western regions from forty miles east of Paris to the southwestern Marches and stretching from the English Channel to the Mediterranean. Louis the German received eastern districts from the Marches beyond the Elbe to just outside Strasbourg, and from Denmark in the north to the Adriatic in the south. Lothair's kingdom was wedged between, stretching from the North Sea all the way past the papal States in Italy, with the...
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This note was uploaded on 12/11/2011 for the course HIST 1320 taught by Professor Murphy during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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Vikings - Vikings ∙ Scandinavian pagan raiders who began an onslaught against Europe from 790s beginning with Britain Hit mainland in 820s

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