Definition of Carlovingian dynasty
1. Noun. A Frankish dynasty founded by Charlemagne's father that ruled from 751 to 987.
Generic synonyms: Dynasty
Member holonyms: Carlovingian, Carolingian
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carlovingian Dynasty
Literary usage of Carlovingian dynasty
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1. History of the Anglo-Saxons by Francis Palgrave (1876)
"... married to Charles the Simple, King of France — Expulsion of the Carlovingian Dynasty by the Capets. UPON the death of Alfred, the succession was ..."
2. The History of Normandy and of Englandby Francis Palgrave by Francis Palgrave (1878)
"does not even notice the document. CHAPTER II. LOUIS-LE-DEBONNAIRE AND HIS SUCCESSORS, TO THK FINAL DETHRONEMENT OF THE carlovingian dynasty. ..."
3. The Treasury of History: Comprising a General Introductory Outline of by Samuel Maunder, John Inman (1845)
"The carlovingian dynasty, or Second Race. As mayor of the palace, Charles Martel had long exercised the sovereign power in the name of ..."
4. The History of Normandy and of Englandby Francis Palgrave by Francis Palgrave (1851)
"does not even notice the document. CHAPTER II. LOUIS-LE-DEBONNAIRE AND HIS SUCCESSORS, TO THE FINAL DETHRONEMENT OF THE carlovingian dynasty. ..."
5. The Life of Hugo Grotius: With Brief Minutes of the Civil, Ecclesiastical by Charles Butler (1826)
"Boundaries and Devolution of the Empire of Germany during the carlovingian dynasty. 800—911. THE Ocean on the north, the Danube on the south, ..."
6. Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1846)
"... Treaty with Germany—Reign of Louis the Fainéant, the last oft/ic Carlovingian Dynasty. [889—987. ..."