This topic is for researching the precursor to the Kingdom of France. This will be one of the next few factions previewed, and I want to make sure that everything is historical.
Current Faction Leader: Lothaire (AKA Lothaire IV of France)
Current Heir: Hugh Capet
Current Capital: Paris
Military Tactics & Organization
I have divided the military of the Franks into two separate eras. The Early Era, under the Carolingian dynasty, and the Feudal era under the Capetian dynasty. The Feudal reforms will not necessarily need the Capetian dynasty to come to power to obtain, but the feudalization process will require a little help from the duchy of Normandy (either through war or alliance). Feudalization can then be "researched" (through a building at your capital) which will take a LONG time and a lot of money.
The military might of the Kingdom of the Franks was a force to be reckoned with under Charlemagne, the founder of the Carolingian dynasty. However, many years after his death that military had waned to a former shadow of its greatness by the 10th century. The Western kingdom's might, however, should not be underestimated once it can rebuild its once large kingdom.
EARLY ERA ROSTER
FEUDAL ERA ROSTER
If you have any information about Frankish (French) warfare from the 10th-11th centuries, including pictures, unit names, etc, post it here!
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