Nobody knows the exact battle location, but the Battle of Tours was fought
somewhere between Tours and Poitiers.
What went on at the time?
the Muslims were on the roll. See map:
Map of AD 750
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The Muslim forces swept from Spain northward. Eudes, the duke
Charles Martel for military support.
Charles agreed to the proposal and won
the Battle of Tours.
'Abd-ar-Rahman, or Abderrahman, the well
respected leader of the Saracens, was killed in the process.
The Arabs withdrew back south and abandoned
their plans of further invasion.