Carolingian dynasty

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Noun1.Carolingian dynasty - a Frankish dynasty founded by Charlemagne's father that ruled from 751 to 987
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
Carlovingian, Carolingian - a member of the Carolingian dynasty
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There are case studies of two Jonsonian masques (The Masque of Queens and Oberon), one Carolingean (Coelum Britannium), and a record of an English wedding masque devised by Robert Bargrave, 'Levant Merchant' in Constantinople in 1650.
It depicts a gigantic tree with beasts and humans entwined in its branches to represent Genesis, the life of Alexander the Great, the Knights of the Round Table and the Carolingean Knights, the constellations and the months of the year.