Desiderius

Desiderius (also known as Desiderio in Italian) was the last king of the Lombard Kingdom of northern Italy (died c. 786). He is chiefly known for his connection to Charlemagne, who married his daughter and conquered his realm.

Read more about Desiderius:  Rise To Power, Appointing Antipope Phillip, Relations With Charlemagne, Family

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Alboin Of Spoleto
... While Pope Stephen II was working to give the kingdom into the hands of Desiderius, he also worked to give the homage of the Duchies of Benevento and Spoleto to King Pepin the Short of the Franks ... Desiderius marched on and destroyed Spoleto and Benevento and Alboin was captured Liutprand fled ... Desiderius himself took up the exercise of ducal power in Spoleto ...
Liutprand Of Benevento
... probably at the coaxing of Pope Stephen II, and rebelled against King Desiderius, being deposed in 758 to be replaced by Arechis II ... The Byzantine Emperor Constantine V offered to capture the fleeing Liutprand if Desiderius would attack the papacy until a Byzantine force from Sicily could ... Desiderius did not attack and Liutprand was not captured ...
Kingdom Of The Lombards - The 8th Century - The Fall of The Kingdom
... Just when, in 771, Desiderius was about to reap the fruits of his skillful policy by managing to convince the new pope, Stephen II, to accept his protection ... year a new pope, Adrian I, of the opposite party of Desiderius, reversed the delicate game of alliances, demanding the surrender of the area never ceded by Desiderius and thus bring him to resume ... The son of Desiderius, Adalgis, found refuge with the Byzantines Desiderius and his wife were deported in Gaul ...
Saint Desiderius - Saints
... Desiderius (lector), (died c. 303) Desiderius of Auxerre, (died 621), bishop of Auxerre Desiderius of Cahors (c. 580–655), Merovingian royal official Desiderius of Fontenelle (died c ...