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The Victor of Tours: Charles Martel

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Tours (pronounced: [tuʁ]) is a city in central France, the capital of the Indre-et-Loire department. It stands on the lower reaches of the river Loire, between Orléans and the Atlantic coast. Touraine, the region around Tours, is known for its wines, the alleged perfection (as perceived by some speakers) of its local spoken French, and the Battle of Tours in 732. Country France Region Centre Department Indre-et-Loire Arrondissement Tours

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Charles Martel 'The Hammer' using a battle axe while repulsing the Moors at the Battle of Tours, near Poitiers, 732. King of Franks from 719. Grandfather of Charlemagne . Wood engraving 1892.

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