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Annales Bertiniani
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(Annals of St. Bertin)

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 contin…

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Rech, Régis, “Annales Bertiniani”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 19 October 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_00118>
First published online: 2016

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