Item: Medieval Christian Convert's CrossDate: 800-1000 A.D.Material: Silver overlaySize: 7/8 inch
Complying with Charlemagne's order that all conquered peoples convert to Christianity under penalty of death! The Franks rose to power and in 800 A.D. Charlemagne was crowned the first Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire. Northern Europe and later Italy fell to his armies. The condition for peace was acceptance of Christianity, under penalty of death. Conversion was effective and Northern Europeans, primarily Saxons, wore small crosses to affirm their Christianity.
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