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Text #6309

Fredegar. The Fourth Book of the Chronicle of Fredegar
[Fred. Chron. 75. Translated by John Michael Wallace-Hadrill. Oxford University Press. 1960 p. 63]

In the eleventh year of Dagobert’s reign the Wends, on Samo’s orders, were raiding widely and often crossing the frontier to lay waste the Frankish kingdom, spreading out over Thuringia and other territory. […] Thereafter it is reported that the Austrasians bravely defended their frontier and the Frankish kingdom against the Wends.

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