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Karloman (b. WFT Est. 708-724, d. WFT Est. 709-798)Karloman (son of Karl Martell and Chotrud)1 was born WFT Est. 708-7241, and died WFT Est. 709-7981.
Notes for Karloman:
b. c. 715
d. Aug. 17, 754
Frankish prince, son of Charles Martel and brother of Pepin III the
After inheriting Austrasia, Alemannia, Thuringia, and the suzerainty
of Bavaria from his father, Carloman fought alone and with his
brother to suppress external enemies and rebellious subjects.
Concerned with reform of the church, he called on St. Boniface for
help and in 742 summoned the first Frankish council in nearly 50
years; in 743 the Synod of Estinnes regulated the problem of church
lands seized by Charles Martel and granted out to his vassals.
Carloman abandoned the secular life, becoming a monk first at
Monte Soratte, later at Monte Cassino, in Italy.