- 882 : The term fiefdom is mentioned for the first time in documents from Cluny .
- 884 : The East Franconian King Charlemagne also becomes king in West Franconia and thereby reunites the empire of Charlemagne by 887 .
- 885 to 886 : Danish Vikings besiege Paris , but break off the siege after the Frankish King Charlemagne promised them tribute payments and the pledge of Burgundy .
- 887: Arnulf of Carinthia uses army force to force his uncle, King Karl the Fat, to resign. This ended the last total rule over the Franconian Empire , and the history of the countries Germany and France began .