Person:Carloman, Mayor of the Palace (1)

Carloman , Mayor of the Palace
b.bet. 0706 and 0716 Moselle, Austria
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Name Carloman , Mayor of the Palace
Alt Name Carloman , Prince of France
Gender Male
Birth[1] bet. 0706 and 0716 Moselle, Austria
Marriage ABT. 735 to Unknown
Occupation? 741 Mayor of the Palace in Austrasia
Ancestral File Number 9GCB-4G
Other? House of Carolingian
Death[1] 17 Aug 0754 Cassino, Frosinone, Lazio, ItalyCassino Monastery


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Carloman (between 706 and 716 – 17 August 754) was the eldest son of Charles Martel, majordomo or mayor of the palace and duke of the Franks, and his wife Chrotrud of Treves. On Charles's death (741), Carloman and his brother Pepin the Short succeeded to their father's legal positions, Carloman in Austrasia, and Pepin in Neustria. He was a member of the family later called the Carolingians and it can be argued that he was instrumental in consolidating their power at the expense of the ruling Merovingian kings of the Franks. He withdrew from public life in 747 to take up the monastic habit, "the first of a new type of saintly king," according to Norman Cantor, "more interested in religious devotion than royal power, who frequently appeared in the following three centuries and who was an indication of the growing impact of Christian piety on Germanic society".

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Carloman, Mayor of the Palace, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2.   (NEHGR)"The New England Historical and Genealogical Register". (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1847 on), 101:109-112.