(Wittekind the Saxon)

~ 780

Leader of Saxon resistance to Charlemagne. After years of struggle, converted to Christianity.

Other Resources

Story Links
Book Links
Charlemagne and Wittekind  in  Patriots and Tyrants  by  Marion Florence Lansing
Charlemagne  in  The History of Germany  by  Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
Wittekind, the Saxon Patriot  in  Historical Tales: German  by  Charles Morris

Image Links

The baptism of Wittekind
 in Famous Men of the Middle Ages

The Baptism of Wittekind
 in Greatest Nations - Germany

The Baptism of Wittekind
 in Patriots and Tyrants

The baptism of WIttekind
 in Historical Tales: German

Wittekind's Submission.
 in  Charlemagne