536 - Frankish Duchy of Alamannia

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Following the victory of the Frankish King Clovis I over the Alemanni at the Battle of Tolbiac, Clovis' successors complete the subjugation of a reluctant Alemanni, who are then constituted as the Duchy of Alamannia within the Frankish empire.

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Alamanicus is wandering his old Alemanni haunts, revisiting the places where once he used to drink, carouse, and beat up the odd Roman legionnaire or two. Things have moved on since his day, and the old Alemanni country now lies across south west Germany, French Alsace, and northern Switzerland. Cut through by the mighty Rhine, it is an area of great beauty, and a lot has happened there since Alamanicus last walked this land.


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