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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Charlemagne king of the Franks and Holy Roman Emperor; conqueror of the Lombards and Saxons (742-814)
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Charlemagne with his advisers Charlemagne with his advisers
Charlemagne and his knights riding across a battlefield Charlemagne and his knights riding across a battlefield


In literature:

In October, 1919, Charlemagne Peralte, the leader of the Cacos, was killed by a small punitive party of U. S. Marines.
"Plotting in Pirate Seas" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
Charlemagne, 35, 61, 65 ff., 79, 99, 125; caricatured, 146 ff.
"A Literary History of the English People" by Jean Jules Jusserand
Born in Brabant, the blood of Charlemagne was in his veins through his mother.
"Peter the Hermit" by Daniel A. Goodsell
Charlemagne could scarcely sign his own name.
"Memoirs of the Private Life, Return, and Reign of Napoleon in 1815, Vol. I" by Pierre Antoine Edouard Fleury de Chaboulon
A collection of European treaties from the reign of Charlemagne.
"The Swedish Revolution Under Gustavus Vasa" by Paul Barron Watson
Charlemagne worked upon them.
"Rollo on the Rhine" by Jacob Abbott
In a letter to Charlemagne, Alcuin speaks of certain 'exquisite books' which he studied under Egbert at York.
"The Book-Hunter in London" by William Roberts
Ere Charlemagne had returned to his own land, Marsile held a council with his peers.
"A Book of Myths" by Jean Lang
Charlemagne, a story of, 196.
"The Book-Hunter at Home" by P. B. M. Allan
I have spoken to Saint Louis and Charlemagne!
"The False Chevalier" by William Douw Lighthall
Charlemagne pursued the criminals with great severity.
"The Superstitions of Witchcraft" by Howard Williams
These singularities of view were not altered on the partition of the inheritance of Charlemagne among his three grandsons.
"Ancient Law" by Sir Henry James Sumner Maine
"The Education of American Girls" by Anna Callender Brackett
And she looks to lord it over a daughter of Charlemagne, that hath borne sceptre ere she carried spindle!
"The White Lady of Hazelwood" by Emily Sarah Holt
I am glad you like Marmaduke and Charlemagne, Peace.
"The Lilac Lady" by Ruth Alberta Brown
AIX, capital of Charlemagne's empire.
"La Chanson de Roland" by Léon Gautier
Der ish pottles de Kaiser Charlemagne Vonce filled mit gold-red wine!
"The Book of Humorous Verse" by Various
At six o'clock that evening most people in Florence were glad the entrance of the new Charlemagne was fairly over.
"Romola" by George Eliot
Meanwhile, as Charlemagne slept he had dreams of evil omen.
"Hero-Myths & Legends of the British Race" by Maud Isabel Ebbutt
Finally, however, the half-clad, disowned nephew of Charlemagne stood triumphant.
"With Spurs of Gold" by Frances Nimmo Greene

In poetry:

And so I see the fountains twain
Of hate and love in Arden there;
The time of regal Charlemagne,
Of Roland and of Oliver.
"An Antique" by Madison Julius Cawein
And swords flamed, spears to splinters crashed,
And the rich blood streamed bright
Of Arthur's peers or Charlemagne's
For you in thundering fight;
"Immortal Eve - II" by Manmohan Ghose
Then came the wind; again, again
The lightning lit the world--and how
The tempest roared with rushing rain!...
We could not read.--Where is it now,
That tale of Charlemagne?
"One Day And Another: A Lyrical Eclogue – Part V" by Madison Julius Cawein
How much of my young heart, O Spain,
Went out to thee in days of yore!
What dreams romantic filled my brain,
And summoned back to life again
The Paladins of Charlemagne,
The Cid Campeador!
"Castles In Spain. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fifth)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Then came the guard that never knew repose,
The Paladins of France; and at the sight
The Lombard King o'ercome with terror cried:
"This must be Charlemagne!" and as before
Did Olger answer: "No; not yet, not yet."
"Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 3. The Poet's Tale; Charlemagne" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

In news:

That's right: The number of people afflicted with gout, the disease of Charlemagne and Henry VIII, has doubled in our lifetime.
The Basque History of the World does allow players like Charlemagne, Napoleon, Karl Marx and Francisco Franco to flit across the stage, but only when they are doing something (generally bad) for the Basques .
Sep 17th 2009, 19:47 by Charlemagne.
Max Charlemagne, 26, of Pawtucket, was charged with first-degree robbery and conspiracy.
While his mother was driving home, Paul Campbell noticed smoke coming from the back of a house on Rue Charlemagne.
Frayser woman traces family lineage back to Charlemagne.
Émilie Storer (Collège Charlemagne, QUE), André-Nicolas Chené (HIA/NRC of Canada), and Travis Rector (U.
And did you know that sauerbraten was invented by Charlemagne.
Drinking With Robert M Parker Jr. A New Player Comes to Charlemagne's Hill.
Charlemagne grew cucumbers, and so do I.
"Premonition" by Frantz Charlemagne is part of "Keeping Haiti In Our Hearts.
Destination Bottles Didier Dagueneau 2007 Les Jardins de Babylone (Jurançon) Domaine Leroy 2004 Corton-Charlemagne Monastero Suore Cistercensi 2009 Coenobium (Lazio).
Pilgrims just outside Castrojeriz, Spain, along the Camino de Santiago, the same route taken by Charlemagne and El Cid.