The true dark ages The Saxon War

The Saxon War

Military action


The Saxon War started in the year 800 AD after the Franks decided to attack the Saxons in Old Saxony as they had continued to carry out raids into Frankia. Also, they had killed two Roman Catholic missionaries, and refused to covert to Christianity. Ass well as that, the Franks had burned down a tree that belonged to the Saxons that was their main religious symbol for the whole nation.

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