The Royal Frankish Annals or Annals of the Kingdom of the Franks (Latin: Annales regni Francorum, formerly known as Annales Laurissenses maiores and styled Reichsannalen in German historiography), are annals covering the history of early Carolingian monarchs from 741 to 829. Their composition seems to have soon been taken up at court, providing them with markedly official character. 19th