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746 - Blood Court of Cannstatt

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In the Blood Court of Cannstatt, the Frankish leader Carloman executes practically the entire tribal leadership of the Alemanni for treason, bringing Alamannia firmly back into the Frankish empire. By 814A.D. Carloman's nephew Charlemagne had expanded the Frankish empire to cover much of western and central Europe.

Image Credit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Frankish_Empire_481_to_814-en.svg

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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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