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The Anglo Saxon Chronicle

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English


  • British & Irish history,
  • History: World,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8472418M
ISBN 101419152319
ISBN 109781419152313

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Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle is a collection of annals in Old English chronicling the history of the Anglo-Saxons. The original ms. of the Chronicle was created late in the 9th century, probably in Wessex, during the reign of Alfred the Great.4/5. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: The Domesday Book, One of the most remarkable documents generated by the new circumstances King William faced in England was Domesday Book, a veritable treasure trove on information for King William (as well as for the modern historian!). The following documents explain some of the chief features of the survey. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicles and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

The first continuous national history of any western people in their own language, The Anglo-Saxon Chronicletraces the history of early England from the migration of the Saxon war-lords, through Roman Britain, the onslaught of the Vikings, the Norman Conquest and on through the reign of Stephen ().The text survives, in whole or in part, in eight separate manuscripts, each reflecting the /5(2). Download The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle - Full Text Free Book (Part 1/6) pdf File size: MB What's this? Many people prefer to read off-line or to print out text and read from the real printed page.1/6. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: Introduction Contents: in an appendix to the work itself it is called "Liber de Wintonia," or "The Winchester-Book," from its first place of custody. Back. This title is retained, in compliance with custom, though it is a collection of chronicles. Dec 14,  · This a direct quote from the Anglo-Saxon Chronicles, a series of epic historical documents written by anonymous monks from the late s to .

Jan 22,  · Book Description. The most important written work in English before the Norman Conquest, newly translated. Synopsis. Made up of annals written in the monasteries of Winchester, Canterbury, Peterborough, Abingdon, and Worcester, The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle marks the beginning of the unmannered simplicity of English prose/5(37). The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle Online Medieval and Classical Library Release # Originally compiled on the orders of King Alfred the Great, approximately A.D. , and subsequently maintained and added to by generations of anonymous scribes until the middle of the 12th Century. The Saxon Stories (also known as Saxon Tales/Saxon Chronicles in the US and The Warrior Chronicles and most recently as The Last Kingdom series) is a historical novel series written by Bernard Cornwell about the history of Anglo-Saxon England in the ninth and tenth Bernard Cornwell. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle James Ingram Avalon Home: Document Collections: Ancient bce - Medieval - 15 th Century - 16 th Century - 17 th Century - 18 th Century - 19 th Century - 20 th Century - 21 st Century -.