What are the rumors about Charlemagne?

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Charlemagne received similar submissions from the southernmost Saxon confederacy, the Angrarii, on his return journey west. He had sent a separate detachment of his forces to face the Westphalians. The Annals of the Kingdom of the Franks suggests that this army won a great victory in which many Saxons were killed. However, by contrast, the anonymous author of the revised version which was probably produced after the death of Charlemagne suggests that the overconfident Franks were stormed by Saxons and taken by surprise. When Charlemagne arrived with the main body of the army, the Westphalian Saxons were defeated and forced to come to terms with the...
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