Pepin III, The Short

  1. Father of Charlemagne.
  2. Donation of Pepin

  3. Frankish 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.

  4. 754 A.D.

  5. Crowned at St. Denis in January by Pope Stephen II. Frankish Dynasty is proclaimed holy and its title indisputable.

  6. 751 A.D.

  7. Crowned at Soissons by Archbishop of Mainz, Wynfrith Boniface.

  8. Dies on 9-24-768 at age of 54 years old.