Battle of Tours

Battle of Tours
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  • The beggining
  • Help is on the way
  • Watching for attack
  • The Muslims march up to Spain and threaten the French Terretories. They continued to conquer cities all the way up to Burgundy.
  • During the Battle of Tours
  • Odo went up to Tours and told Charles Marter that the Muslims were going to attack. So he prepared his army
  • The aftermath...
  • Charles position his army at a place he thought the Muslims were going to attack. He had many weapons for his army that happened to form a large square.
  • Celebration
  • For six days, both armies watched each other, but soon the Muslims couldn't wait any longer. They were not prepared the fight so they began the battle on the seventh day. The battle only lasted one day until the Muslims retreated during the night.
  • Martel continued to push the Muslims out of the Frankish Territory. If her would have fallen Christianity would have been gone. 
  • In celebration of their victory, the Frankish bakers fashioned bread in the shape of an Islamic crescent. They ate this treat as a symbol of victory over their invader. This tasty treat is no called a French croissant.
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