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It is surprisingly difficult to find an answer to this question from open sources. The time period defined around 900 AD in East Francia (and specifically the duchy of Saxony) coicide in my understanding with the Ottonian era in Germany. As far as this period is concerned, feasts were extremely important as is argued in the book Kingship and Justice in the ...


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I recently came across something that seems to contain an exact answer to this question. In 826, an exiled Danish king, Harald Klak visited the court of Louis the Pious with his wife and some followers, at what would become part of East Francia in 900. They were baptized by the Carolingian emperor, who according to Ermold the Black then held a lavish feast ...


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