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In this paper I am going to compare and contrast the lives of Hernando Cortes andCharlemagne The common point I am going to prove in my paper is that they were bothmen who had other roles to play besides conquering lands but at the end of their timetheir most influential task was the expansion of their kingdoms for their respected regionsand they also defeated many strong empires to do soCharlemagne or in Latin Carolus Magnus which means Charles the Great EncartaCharlemagne 1 was king of the Franks and emperor of the Romans who led his Frankisharmies to victory over many other peoples and nations He mainly ruled most of westernand central Europe Charlemagne came from a very noble family He was the grandson ofCharles Martel and was the son of Peppin the Short or Peppin III who was the firstCaroline king of the Franks The Middle Ages 170 He has a son by the name of Louisthe Pious Dictionary of Medieval Civilization 182 and a brother Carloman Carlomanshared the rule of the Franks with him from 768 until his death in 771Peppin was extremely devoted to Pope Stephen II for he had crowned him as wellas both his sons after he died emperor in 754 Because of his great devotion he rushed tothe popes aid for military help many times He took Charlemagne with him on most ofthese expeditions which quite possibly could have sparked Charlemagnes interests forconquering native lands The Middle Ages 170 Peppin died in 768 and theCharlemagne and his brother took over the kingdom from their Three years later in 771 Carloman had an unexpected death and the kingdom was all CharlemagneIn 770 Charlemagne had sought an alliance with the Lombards by marrying thedaughter of their king After a little longer than a year Charlemagne got sick of his wifeand divorced her and her father Desiderius was no longer friendly In 772 the popepleaded for help to Charlemagne against the Lombards and
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