The Muslims in Spain threatened French Territories for many years
In 732 Abd er Rahman, the governor of Spain, marched over the Pyrenees mountains, possibly to end the dissatisfaction on his northern border, but more likely to “rob” the Frankish Territories.
Charles positioned his army at a place where he expected the Muslims to pass by, armed with swords and spears.
The Muslims retreated during the night
The Arab army retreated back over the Pyrenees. Charles lead the Muslims to an area between Arles and Avignon. He would continue by defeating the Muslims one more time in a battle near the River Berre.
Frankish Bread Bakers served them as they devoured the enemy’s symbol. Even today, French Croissants are devoured by the Frankish, due to their victory.