870 - Treaty of Meerssen

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Upon the death of Lothair II the previous year, the rulers of East and West Francia agree the Treaty of Meerssen, by which the short-lived kingdom of Lotharingia is divided amongst them. The Rhineland and Alsace are incorporated into East Francia, the precursor of the Kingdom of Germany and the Holy Roman 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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