768 in history

768 events chronologically

Oct 9 Carloman I and Charlemagne are crowned Kings of The Franks

Died in 768

Jan 14 Fruela I of Asturias the King of Asturias from 757 until his death, when he was assassinated. He was the eldest son of Alfonso I and continued the work of his father
Aug 20 Eadberht of Northumbria king of Northumbria from 737 or 738 to 758. He was the brother of Ecgbert, Archbishop of York. His reign is seen as a return to the imperial ambitions of seventh-century Northumbria and may represent a period of economic prosperity. He faced internal opposition from rival dynasties and at least two actual or potential rivals were killed during his reign. In 758 he abdicated in favour of his son Oswulf and became a monk at York
Sep 24 Pepin the Short a King of the Franks from 751 until his death. He was the first of the Carolingians to become King
Dec 18 Winibald abbot of the Benedictine double monastery of Heidenheim am Hahnenkamm. Traditionally, he is called the brother of Saint Willibald and Saint Walpurga