Organization of Church
From most important to least
Pope in Rome.
(Italy from the Fall of Rome until 1861 - divided into city states - Some controlled by church (Papal States) Others like Venice, were commercial.
(Advise Pope, elect pope)
Priests & Monks & Nuns
Clovis -500 AD
Allies the Franks with Church
Soon after death … his kingdom falls apart (511 AD)
Next people to unite western europe, the Carolingians
-Chieftain - Led his army to victory over Islamic forces, at the battle of Tours in 732.