III, The Short
- Father of
- Donation of Pepin
King Pepin III has taken lands from Eastern Empire and
gives them to Pope Stephen II. Proclaims Donation of Pepin
establishes the papal states and begins the temporal power
of the papacy.
- 754 A.D.
Crowned at St. Denis in January by
Pope Stephen II. Frankish Dynasty is proclaimed holy and
its title indisputable.
- 751 A.D.
Crowned at Soissons by Archbishop of
Mainz, Wynfrith Boniface.
- Dies on 9-24-768 at age of 54 years old.