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... Aquitania passed into the hands of the Franks, and Septimania, with other Visigothic territories in Gaul, was ruled by Amalaric's maternal grandfather, Theodoric the Great. 509 Theodoric the Great created the first kingdom of Septimania, retaining its traditional capital at Narbonne ... assumed full royal power in the Iberian Peninsula and Septimania, relinquishing Provence to his cousin Athalaric ...
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“I know I have the body of a weak, feeble woman; but I have the heart and stomach of a kingand of a King of England too, and think foul scorn that Parma or Spain, or any prince of Europe, should dare to invade the borders of my realm; to which, rather than any dishonour should grow by me, I myself will take up armsI myself will be your general, judge, and rewarder of every one of your virtues in the field.”
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