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Carloman,

d. 884, king of the West Franks (France), son of King Louis IILouis II
or Louis the Stammerer,
846–79, French king. He succeeded (877) his father, Emperor of the West Charles II, as king. On Louis's death his kingdom was divided between his sons Carloman and Louis III.
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 (Louis the Stammerer). He became joint ruler with his brother Louis IIILouis III,
c.863–882, French king, son of King Louis II. He became joint ruler with his brother Carloman on the death of Louis II (879), despite the attempts of Louis the Younger to become French king.
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 in 879. His reign was disturbed by revolts in Burgundy, by the loss (879) of Provence to Boso, count of Arles, and by an invasion of the Normans. He became sole ruler at his brother's death (882). He was succeeded as French king by Emperor of the West Charles III (Charles the Fat).

Carloman,

d. 754, mayor of the palace in the kingdom of AustrasiaAustrasia
, northeastern portion of the Merovingian kingdom of the Franks in the 6th, 7th, and 8th cent., comprising, in general, parts of E France, W Germany, and the Netherlands, with its capital variously at Metz, Reims, and Soissons.
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 after the death (741) of his father, Charles Martel. Ruling with his brother, Pepin the ShortPepin the Short
(Pepin III), c.714–768, first Carolingian king of the Franks (751–68), son of Charles Martel and father of Charlemagne. Succeeding his father as mayor of the palace (741), he ruled Neustria, Burgundy, and Provence, while his brother Carloman (d.
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, he carried on successful wars against the dukes of Aquitaine, the Saxons, the Swabians, and the Bavarians. The brothers helped St. Boniface reform the Frankish Church, bringing church and state into closer relationship. In 747, Carloman retired to a monastery.

Carloman

(kär`lōmän'), d. 880, king of Bavaria, Carinthia, Pannonia, and Moravia (876–80) and of Italy (877–80), son of Louis the GermanLouis the German,
c.804–876, king of the East Franks (817–76). When his father, Emperor of the West Louis I, partitioned the empire in 817, Louis received Bavaria and adjacent territories.
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 and father of Arnulf, emperor of the West. He failed (875) to prevent the assumption of the imperial crown by his uncle, Charles II (Charles the Bald). In 879 he was incapacitated by a paralytic stroke and transferred to his brothers the authority to rule. He was the first German king to become king of Italy.

Carloman,

751–71, son of Pepin the ShortPepin the Short
(Pepin III), c.714–768, first Carolingian king of the Franks (751–68), son of Charles Martel and father of Charlemagne. Succeeding his father as mayor of the palace (741), he ruled Neustria, Burgundy, and Provence, while his brother Carloman (d.
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. He and his brother, CharlemagneCharlemagne
(Charles the Great or Charles I) [O.Fr.,=Charles the great], 742?–814, emperor of the West (800–814), Carolingian king of the Franks (768–814).
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, shared the succession to their father's kingdom; Carloman ruled the southern portion. Attempts to end rivalry between the brothers failed, and when Carloman died Charlemagne seized his domain. Carloman's wife and children went to the court of DesideriusDesiderius
, d. after 774, last Lombard king in Italy (756–74). The duke of Tuscany, he was chosen king with the support of the pope and of Pepin the Short, who was king of the Franks and whose son Charles (later Emperor Charlemagne) married Desiderius's daughter.
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, who, as an enemy of Charlemagne, supported their claims.
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After their father's death, Charlemagne and his brother, Carloman, become rulers of the Carolingian kingdom.
Boniface asked the pope to order (mandare) dux Carloman to take the heretic Clemens into custody lest he spread the seed of Satan and contaminate the whole flock.
At the Roman Council, Boniface asks the pope to order dux Carloman, who governed Austrasia, to take the heretic Clemens into custody.
Moore could not quite work the oracle again on Ned Ludd in the 1m2f handicap, having to give best in the last strides to Cantabilly after hitting the front halfway up the straight, but there was no stopping his double in the closing maiden handicap on favourite Carloman to extend his lead over Spencer to 15 ahead of the champion's 13-day ban starting next week.
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Fabrian repeated his victory of 2005 in the mile handicap when staying on strongly for James Doyle to hold off Carloman after making much of the running down the stands' rail.
Fabrian repeated his victory of 2005 in the the mile handicap when staying on strongly for James Doyle to hold off Carloman after making much of the running down the stands' rail.