Battle of Tours


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  • How are we going to attack the French this time?
  • Whatever you say General!!!
  • The Muslims in Spain for may years threatened the French territories.
  • In 732, Abd Er Rahman marched over the Pyrenees to possibly end dissatisfaction from the northern boarder but most likely to steal goods from the Franks.
  • Charles (The Hammer) Martel positioned his Army at a place that he expected the Muslims to pass; at a defensive position.
  • For six days straight, the two armies just watched each other; neither of them wanted to attack. But on he seventh day, the battle started.
  • Charles Martel (Who earned his nickname "The Hammer" during the battle) drove out the Muslims to the area between Arles and Avignon.
  • The Arab Army, led by Abd Er Rahman retreated back over the Pyrenees Mountains after they were driven out by Charles Martel and his army.
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