Battle of Tours Comic Strip
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Let's go get in formation!!
The Muslims who settled in Spain for some years now, threatened the territories the French owned.
Come on, let's go it's to cold out here!
The governor of Spain, Abd er Rahman, wanted to end the unrest on his northern border, and plunder the Frankish territories.
Where'd they go?
There they are!
Charles positioned his army at a location, where he expected the Muslim army would pass through, in a defensive position ready to attack.
Thank you Charles, you're a hero! Your nickname should be Charles Martel
In the middle of the night, the Muslim have retreated.
The Arab army retreated back south to the location of Pyrenees Mountains after the Muslim's weren't there.
Charles, who now earned the nickname of Martel (hammer) during this battle because he drove the Muslims over the following years from the area between Arles and Avignon.
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