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Charles Mar·tel(mär-tĕl′) Known as "the Hammer." 688?-741.
Frankish ruler of Austrasia (715-741) who in 732 halted the European invasion of the Moors. His grandson was Charlemagne.
(Biography) grandfather of Charlemagne. ?688–741 ad, Frankish ruler of Austrasia (715–41), who checked the Muslim invasion of Europe by defeating the Moors at Poitiers (732)
Charles′ Mar•tel′(mɑrˈtɛl) n.
a.d. 690?–741, ruler of the Franks 714–741 (grandfather of Charlemagne).