Battle of Tours

Updated: 2/10/2021
Battle of Tours

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  • Muslims were threatening Frankish Territories while in Spain.
  • Governor of Spain decided to end the unrest at the border.
  • The Frankish army was in a defensive position and was able to fend off the cavalry on the 7th day of holding/first day of the battle.
  • The Frankish army ended the battle in 1 day by forcing the Muslims to retreat and killing their leader.
  • This victory prevented the chance of the Muslims taking over parts of Europe.
  • The Franks celebrated by creating a bread shaped like the Islamic Crescent to eat which has now transformed into a croissant.