The Formularies of Angers and Marculf: Two Merovingian Legal Handbooks

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This book offers the first full English translation of two major sources for the Merovingian kingdoms: the formularies of Angers and Marculf (sixth and seventh centuries). These collections of model legal documents, compiled by scribes as an aid to the composition of future documents, constitute an important source of evidence on government, legal practice and social life during the Merovingian period, both at the local level (for Angers) and at the level of the kingdom's elite and the entourage of the king (for Marculf). ...

The Formularies of Angers and Marculf: Two Merovingian Legal Handbooks 2009, Liverpool University Press

ISBN-13: 9781846311598

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