Paul Fouracre

Paul J. Fouracre is professor of medieval history at the University of Manchester. His research interests relate to early medieval history, the history of the Franks, law and custom in medieval societies, charters, hagiography, serf-lord relations in the eleventh century, and the cost of the liturgy.[1]

Fouracre was co-ordinating editor of Early Medieval Europe from 2005 to 2009 and editor of the first volume of The New Cambridge Medieval History (2005). He is editor of the Bulletin of the John Rylands Library.[1] He is a Member of the Chetham Society, serving as a Member of Council since 2004 and as President since 2005.[2]

Selected publications

  • The Settlement of Disputes in Early Medieval Europe, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1986. ISBN 0521307880 (Edited with Wendy Davies)
  • Property and Power in the Early Middle Ages. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1995. ISBN 052143419X (Edited with Wendy Davies)
  • Late Merovingian France: History and hagiography, 640-720, Manchester University Press, Manchester, 1996. ISBN 0719047900 (translated and edited with Richard A. Gerberding)
  • The Age of Charles Martel, Longman, London, 2000. ISBN 0582064759 (Medieval World Series)
  • Frankish History: Studies in the construction of power, Ashgate, Farnham, 2013. ISBN 9781409451594 (Variorum Collected Studies series)[3]


  1. Prof Paul Fouracre - personal details. University of Manchester. Retrieved 9 October 2015.
  2. "Chetham Society: Officers and Council" (PDF). Chetham Society. 2015-11-04. Retrieved 2015-11-04.
  3. Frankish History. Ashgate. Retrieved 9 October 2015.

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