Battle of Tours

Battle of Tours

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  • We want you territory and we will do whatever it takes
  • Muslims in Spain threatened French borders to decrease the Frankish Territories
  • Retreat!!
  • Eudes of the Franks made a treaty with the Muslims by wedding his daughter to Othmar one of the Islamic emirs. But Mayor Charles wasn't happy about this...
  • One Eudes was defeated by Mayor Charles and Othmar died the peace ended with them once this peace ended the Arab army went down the Pyrennese to attack the Franks once Mayor Charles heard about this he got his army and started the war. They didn't attack for six days .
  • But on the seventh day they fought. The Muslims tried to break through the defense but they couldn't get through and the Franks were disciplined and they won the battle of tours.
  • Once the Franks won the battle they celebrated in style they ate bread that was shaped as the Islamic crest.
  • Many say that if the Franks hadn't won the muslims would have taken over europe and without that victory christianity wouldn't have flourished.
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