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How did Pepin strengthen the Frankish kingdom?

A:Pope Stephen II asked Pepin, king of the Franks that lands now held by the Lombards be "restored" to the papacy, because four centuries earlier Constantine had granted them to his predecessor, Sylvester. This claim was based on a forgery that Stephen showed Pepin, now called the "Donation of Constantine." King Pepin accepted Stephen's word that the document was genuine and ceded a great wedge of land along the Adriatic coast to Stephen. This in turn became known as the "Donation of Pepin" and according to traditional later accounts, Pepin personally laid the Donation of Pepin on the tomb of Saint Peter.The Papal States created by this donation made the pope a feudal lord and gave real financial value to his office. While Pepin certainly helped the pope and his successors, he arguably did not help the Church, as the papacy became a prize for the great families of Rome and its neighbourhood, resulting in centuries of clerical infighting, corruption and open warfare.


What king gave the church land in central Italy?

Pepin III (Merovingian ruler). He was called Pepin III, the Short. He was the son of charles Martel. In 751, he was crowned King of Franks. He was a closeally of the pope, and he was who defended the papacy against the Lombards. He made the Donation of Pepin which became the basis of the Papal State.


What was the relationship between the carolingians and the pope?

Pepin the Short, the founder of the Carolingian dynasty, became the ruler of the Kingdom of the Franks with the help of Pope Zachary, who dethroned the last Merovingian king. The next pope, Stephen II, asked Pepin for help against the Lombards whose army was advancing on Rome. Stephen re-consecrated Pepin as king and, in return, Pepin assumed the role of ordained protector of the Church. Pepin defeated the Lombards and donated territories in central Italy to the Papacy (the donation of Pepin). Pepin had had an ecclesiastical upbringing. Pepin's son, Charlemagne also assumed the role of ordained protector of the Church and was crowned emperor by Pope Leo III. The subsequent generations of the Carolingians were also supporters of the church. However, they were busy fighting each other.


Where is the Pepin Public Library in Pepin located?

The address of the Pepin Public Library is: 510 2Nd St., Pepin, 54759 0277


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The address of the Pepin Depot Museum is: 806 3Rd St, Pepin, WI 54759


What is the birth name of Julie Pepin?

Julie Pepin's birth name is Julie Michelle Pepin.


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Molly Pepin died.


When did Jacques Pepin die?

Jacques Pepin has not died yet


When was Pepin Garcia born?

Pepin Garcia was born in 1950.


When was Pepin I of Aquitaine born?

Pepin I of Aquitaine was born in 797.


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Pepin I of Aquitaine died in 838.


When did Pepin of Herstal die?

Pepin of Herstal died in 714.