John Michael Wallace-Hadrill CBE
(29 September 1916
–3 November 1985
) was Professor of Mediaeval History at the University of Manchester
(1955-61), a Senior Research Fellow, University of Oxford
(1961-74), Chichele Professor of Modern History
, University of Oxford
(1974-83) and a Fellow, All Souls College
, Oxford (1974-85). He was elected to a fellowship in the British Academy
in 1969 and he delivered the Ford Lectures
in 1971. He was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire
(CBE) in 1982.
Wallace-Hadrill was one of the foremost historians of the early Merovingian period. His son is the Roman historian Andrew Wallace-Hadrill.
- The Frankish Church (1983).
- The Barbarian West, 400–1000 (1952).
- The Fourth Book of the Chronicle of Fredegar with Its Continuations (1960).
- Early Germanic Kingship (Oxford, 1971).
- Early Medieval history (1976).
- Ideal and reality in Frankish and Anglo-Saxon society: studies presented to J.M. Wallace-Hadrill (1983).
- Bede's Ecclesiastical History of the English People: A Historical Commentary (Oxford, 1988).