The History of the Franks - Book 8 Summary & Analysis

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Book 8 Summary and Analysis

"In Christ's Name Here Begins Book Eight" is what it says at the top of the first page here. Again, the story is told based upon the most prominent social political leaders of the day. As such, this history book is a bit like the top stories in the national and international news of the age. King Gunthram of the Gauls is in his 24th year as King. He makes a journey in order to retrieve Chilperic's son, who is being called Clothar. This isn't the same Clothar as was mentioned a few chapters ago but is along the same lineage of regional monarchs as the former of the same name.

There is a discussion of how Chilperic met his end. It comes up in conversation with Gregory himself. Another leader has brought up the idea of seeking vengeance for the...

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