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  Charlemagne - LoveToKnow 1911
Gerberga and her children were delivered up and disappear from history; the siege of Pavia was undertaken; and at Easter 774 the king left the seat of war and visited Rome, where he was received with great respect.
Returning to the scene of hostilities, Charles witnessed the capitulation of Pavia in June 774, and the capture of Desiderius, who was sent into a monastery.
The chief heroes who fought Charlemagne's battles were Roland; Ganelon, afterwards the traitor; Turpin, the fighting archbishop of Reims; Duke Naimes of Bavaria, the wise counsellor who is always on the side of justice; Ogier the Dane, the hero of a whole series of romances; and Guillaume of Toulouse, the defender of Narbonne.
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  Learn more about List of battles (alphabetical) in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Battle of Mohacs - 1526 - Turkish Conquest of Hungary
Battle of Pavia (773) - Conquests of Charlemagne
Battle of Sedgemoor - 1685 - Monmouth's Revolt
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 Battle of Pavia Information
The Battle of Pavia, fought on the morning of February 24, 1525, was the decisive engagement of the Italian War of 1521.
Medici then returned to Pavia with a supply train of gunpowder and shot gathered by the Duke of Ferrara; but the French position was simultaneously weakened by the departure of nearly 5,000 Grisons Swiss mercenaries, who returned to their cantons in order to defend them against marauding landsknechts.
The Battle of Pavia by an unknown Flemish artist (oil on panel, 16th century).
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 PAVIA : Encyclopedia Entry
Pavia is the capital of a fertile province (also named Pavia) known for agricultural products including wine, rice, cereals, and dairy products.
After the Lombard conquest, Pavia became the capital of their kingdom; but after Charlemagne won the Battle of Pavia (773), the city became the capital of his Regnum Italicum, a vassal kingdom of the Holy Roman Empire, until the 12th century.
Pavia was then ruled by the Austrians until 1796, when it was occupied by the French army under Napoleon.
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 Pavia - Lombardia - Italy
Pavia (the ancient Ticinum) (population 71,000) is situated in south-western Lombardy, 35 km south of Milan on the lower Ticino river near its confluence with the Po, and is the capital of a fertile province essentially devoted to agriculture (wine, rice, cereals, dairy products).
Pavia was the birthplace of scientist Gerolamo Cardano, painter Tranquillo Cremona and writer Carlo Dossi.
In the political division between Guelphs and Ghibellines, Pavia was traditionally Ghibelline.
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 Pavia
Pavia (the ancient Ticinum) (population 71,000) is a town and comune of south-western Lombardy, northern Italy, 35 km south of Milan on the lower Ticino river near its confluence with the Po.
Pavia is the capital of a fertile province (also named Pavia) essentially devoted to agriculture (wine, rice, cereals, dairy products).
After the Longobard conquest, Pavia became the capital of their kingdom; but after Charlemagne won the battle of Pavia (773), the town became the capital of the Regnum Italicum, vassal of the Holy Roman Empire, until the 12th century.
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 Siege of Pavia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Siege or Battle of Pavia was fought in 773–774 in what is now northern Italy, near Ticinum (modern Pavia), and resulted the victory of Franks under Charlemagne against the Lombards under king Desiderius.
Charles army was of an unknown number; he divided it in half, giving command of one half to his uncle, Bernard, son of Charles Martel; and led it through the Alpine passes, he through that of the Dora Susa near Mont Cenis and Bernard through the Great St Bernard Pass.
A cavalcade was sent to attack the defenders from the flank and, with Bernard's forces approaching from the east, the Lombards fled to fortified Pavia.
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 Pavia Rental Car with Hire Car Italy
Pavia (the ancient Ticinum) (population 71,000) is a town and comune of south-western Lombardy, northern Italy, 35 km south of Milan on the lower Ticino river near its confluence with the Po.
Pavia is the capital of a fertile province (also named Pavia) essentially devoted to agriculture (wine, rice, cereals, dairy products).
It held out against the domination of Mila, finally yielding to the Visconti family, rulers of Milan in 1359; under the Visconti Pavia became an intellectual and artistic centre, being the seat from 1361 of the University founded around the nucleus of the old school of law, which attracted students from many countries.
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 CHARLEMAGNE. Free term papers for college, book reports and research papers. Welcome to Get Term Papers
When this plot was discovered, Charlemagne had all the excuse he needed to go to war.
He defeated Desiderius at the Battle of Pavia that same year, capturing the king himself, whom he sent off to a monastery for safekeeping.
Charlemagne proceeded then to claim for himself the iron crown of the Lombards and with this the Lombards fade into the background.
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Battle of Warsaw (1939), at the outset of World War II Battle of Warsaw (1944), near the end of World War II Battle of Waterloo - 1815 - War of the Seventh Coalition
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 Battle of Pavia (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Battle of Pavia may refer to the following battles:
Battle of Pavia (1431) - Wars in Lombardy
Battle of Pavia (1525) - Italian War of 1521
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 The Carolingian Empire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
When this plot was discovered, Charles had all the excuse he needed to go to war.
He defeated Desiderius at the Battle of Pavia that same year, capturing the king himself, whom he sent off to a monastery for safe-keeping.
Charles proceeded then to claim for himself the iron crown of the Lombards and with this the Lombards fade into the background.
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