The Franks first come to light in the third century A.D. as a group of barbarians living in the marshy lowlands of the Rhine frontier of the Roman Empire. By 800 they had become the political heirs of the Romans in the West.

Franks 1991, John Wiley & Sons, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780631179368

Revised edition

Trade paperback

The Franks 1988, Blackwell Publishers, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780631148722