Annales Bertiniani(370 words)

Régis Rech

9th century. Northern France. Latin chronicle of West Frankish kings. In fact the work's connection with the Benedictine Abbey of St. Bertin near Thérouanne is limited to the fact that the first manuscript (St. Omer) was discovered there. (Contrast the Annales Sithienses , also 9th century, which apparently really were from St. Bertin.)

This is the continuation for West Francia of the Annales regni Francorum , covering the years 830-82. It was written in three stages: the slightly expanded copy of the royal annals for 741-830 and the continuation to 834 were …

Cite this page
Régis Rech. "Annales Bertiniani." Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle. Edited by: Graeme Dunphy. Brill Online, 2014. Reference. 31 October 2014 <>
First appeared online: 2012
First Print Edition: isbn: 9789004184640, 20101111

▲   Back to top   ▲