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Received the territory of East Francia from the Treaty of Verdun
Founded the Ostrogothic Kingdom in Italy
Received the territory of Central Francia from the Treaty of Verdun
Killed Harold Godwinson at the Battle of Hastings
As the king of Wessex, defended England from the viking Great Heathen Army
Besieged Paris and was given the territory of Normandy as part of a treaty
Coronated a certain king as Emperor of the Romans
Conquered the Spanish kingdom of Valencia after the Almoravids killed its Muslim ruler al-Qadir
Presided over the 'North Sea Empire'
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Gives his name to a Salian Frankish ruling dynasty; supposedly the son of a Frankish king's wife and a sea monster
Attempted to annex the collapsing Western Roman Empire
Began the dynasty that came to rule a great number of European kingdoms
United the Franks under one rule, overthrowing Roman control of Gaul
Upon his death, his empire was split into three; these three pieces eventually became two modern European countries
Received the territory of West Francia from the Treaty of Verdun
Stopped the Muslim advance into Western Europe from Spain at the Battle of Tours
Invaded and ravaged many areas of Europe, including Italy, the Balkans, and Roman Gaul
Expanded the power of the Holy Roman Empire

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