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 Anglo-Saxon Chronicle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle is a collection of annals narrating the history of the Anglo-Saxons and their settlement in Britain.
Thus the various versions of the chronicle are an important development in historiography as well as a useful historical documents in their own right.
For this reason the composition of the chronicle is generally dated to the reign of King Alfred.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Anglo-Saxon_Chronicle

  
 Anglo-Saxons - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle is a collection of important early English history.
Anglo-Saxon literature (or Old English literature) encompasses literature written in Old English during the 600-year Anglo-Saxon period of Britain, from the mid-5th century to the Norman Conquest of 1066.
Still more curious is the fact that West Saxon writers regularly speak of their own nation as a part of the Angelcyn and of their language as Englisc, while the West Saxon royal family claimed to be of the same stock as that of Bernicia in the north.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Anglo-Saxon

  
 Anglo-Saxon Chronicle - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Anglo-Saxon Chronicle
A history of England from the Roman invasion to the 11th century, consisting of a series of chronicles written in Old English by monks, begun in the 9th century (during the reign of King Alfred), and continuing until 1154.
The Chronicle, comprising seven different manuscripts, forms a unique record of early English history and also of the development of Old English prose up to its final stages.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Anglo-Saxon+Chronicle

  
 Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 3: MS A, 0859911039, £45.00/$90.00, 304pp, 1986
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle is the backbone of Anglo-Saxon history, an almost contemporary record of events for about five hundred years, and a vital resource for Anglo-Saxon historians.
MS A (CCCC MS 173) is the oldest of the surviving copies of the Chronicle and physically the most complex; it took shape initially during the tenth century and is generally endowed with considerable authority because of its age.
The nature of the Chronicle, its relation to official historiography, and its historical place, have long been debated: thisproject will provide a uniform edition from which further research can proceed.
www.boydell.co.uk /59911039.HTM

  
 Anglo-Saxon Chronicle on Encyclopedia.com
(feminist reading of a tale from the 9th century Anglo-Saxon Chronicle)
The four chronicles recognized as distinct are called the Winchester Chronicle, the Abingdon Chronicle, the Worcester Chronicle, and the Peterborough Chronicle.
The original chronicle was later edited with additions, omissions, and continuations by monks in various monasteries.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/A/AnglS1xC1hr.asp

  
 MSN Encarta - Anglo-Saxon Chronicle
Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, common designation of several texts in Old English that record the history of England from the beginning of the Christian era to...
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761558592/Anglo-Saxon_Chronicle.html

  
 History of the Monarchy > The Anglo-Saxon kings > Alfred 'The Great'
Alfred was patron of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle (which was copied and supplemented up to 1154), a patriotic history of the English from the Wessex viewpoint designed to inspire its readers and celebrate Alfred and his monarchy.
Born at Wantage, Berkshire, in 849, Alfred was the fifth son of Aethelwulf, king of the West Saxons.
Local people either surrendered or escaped (Hampshire people fled to the Isle of Wight), and the West Saxons were reduced to hit and run attacks seizing provisions when they could.
www.royal.gov.uk /output/Page25.asp

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The Anglo-Saxon Church
It is curious to find the great historian of the Lombards, Paul the Deacon, describing their dress as resembling that "which the Anglo-Saxons are wont to wear."
The text of the various Anglo-Saxon classics must be sought in the editions of the separate authors, or in such collective works as GRETN'S Bibliothek d.
The ancient Saxon tower of Earl's Barton church near Northampton may be appealed to as an illustration of the rest.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/01505a.htm

  
 The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle - an Introduction
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle is a complex set of interrelated manuscripts, of which the earliest is known as the Parker Chronicle.
A chronicle similar to the northern ancestor to MS D was compiled and sent to Canterbury where it was kept until after 1066.
A copy of the original chronicle was sent to the North where it was expanded with material from Bede and other northern sources and continued with northern material.
www.georgetown.edu /labyrinth/library/oe/texts/asc/intro.html

  
 Literary Encyclopedia: The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle
That the ASC was extremely significant as a record of Anglo-Saxon England both during the Anglo-Saxon period and thereafter, is seen by the many texts that have been influenced directly or indirectly.
For a long time, the ASC was predominantly cited as the prime witness of Anglo-Saxon history.
Several scribes were responsible for writing and copying the Chronicle during the eleventh century, allowing for a contemporary comment in the mid-eleventh century entries.
www.litencyc.com /php/sworks.php?rec=true&UID=10516

  
 Regia Anglorum - Saxon Military Organisation
Tostig's English and Danish retainers are referred to as huscarls by the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, but the word may have become a general term describing all landless soldiers as opposed to ├░egns who were warriors and land owners under the king.
At Hastings the Saxon army, with its elite force weakened through achieving victory at Stamford Bridge, and short of the quota of men from the fyrd, successfully withstood the Norman army in a battle which lasted considerably longer than was normal for the period from dawn until dusk.
Often the Bayeux Tapestry is quoted as a source for 'peasant levies' using the group of unarmoured men on the hill, or the fleeing Saxons at the end of the battle to support the theory.
www.regia.org /saxons2.htm

  
 Mercia
Alongside the year 777 (actually 779), the 'Anglo-Saxon Chronicle' reports that: "This year Cynewulf (of Wessex) and Offa fought near Bensington (Benson, Oxfordshire), and Offa took possession of the town." In 789, Offa's daughter, Eadburh, was married to Cynewulf's successor, Beorhtric.
Against the year 715, the 'Anglo-Saxon Chronicle', with no further detail, simply announces that Ceolred and Ine of Wessex "fought" at a site called 'Woddes beorge' (Woden's Barrow), which is identified with a tumulus now known as 'Adam's Grave', Wiltshire.
The 'Chronicle' disparagingly describes Ceolwulf II as "an unwise king's thegn", however, he might possibly have been from the same branch of the Mercian nobility as Cenwulf (796-821) and his brother Ceolwulf I (821-823).
www.stephen.j.murray.btinternet.co.uk /mercia.htm

  
 The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: Introduction
Be that as it may, the writer of the copy printed by Gale bears ample testimony to the "Saxon Chronicle", and says expressly, that he compiled his history partly from the records of the Scots and Saxons (8).
It is remarkable that the "Saxon Chronicle" gradually expires with the Saxon language, almost melted into modern English, in the year 1154.
of the "Saxon Chronicle", though prefixed or annexed to several, he undoubtedly preserved many traditionary facts; with a full and circumstantial detail of his own operations, as well as those of his father, brother, and other members of his family; which scarcely any other person than himself could have supplied.
sunsite.berkeley.edu /OMACL/Anglo/introduction.html

  
 Showcases :: Anglo-Saxon Chronicle
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle is the earliest known history of England written in the English language.
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle is the oldest history of any European country in a vernacular language.
Anglo-Saxon Chronicle (C-text): Entries for the years 824 to 833.
www.bl.uk /onlinegallery/themes/histtexts/angsaxchron.html

  
 BBC NEWS England Merseyside Birthplace of Englishness 'found'
The research claims that the site of the battle mentioned in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle was on what is now a golf course in Bebington, Wirral.
The two place names referred to in The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle as being the sites of battles are Brunanburh and Dingesmere.
The bloodbath at Brunanburh in 937 AD was fought by King Athelstan when he united the Anglo-Saxons for the first time to fight off a Viking invasion.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/newsFeedXML/moreover/-/1/hi/england/merseyside/4112301.stm

  
 Anglo-Saxon chronicle
The chronicles of ancient England that documents the Anglo-Saxon history on the islands of Britain.
It uses material from the wikipedia article Anglo-Saxon chronicle.
It contains several manuscripts for different Anglo-Saxon kingdoms in England, amongst which the Winchester manuscript and the Canterbury manuscript may be mentioned.
www.eurofreehost.com /an/Anglo-Saxon_chronicle.html

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Alfred the Great
The "Anglo-Saxon Chronicle", the record of the English race from the earliest time, was inspired by him.
Contemporary authorities are the Life of Alfred by ASSER and the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle.
Alfred made Wessex a rallying point for all the Saxons and by freeing the country of the invaders unwittingly unified England and prepared the way for the eventual supremacy of his successors.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/01309d.htm

  
 The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 924-983
This edition of the "Second Continuation" of The Anglo-Saxon Chronicles was presented in print form to the Graduate School of Saint Louis University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Master of Arts (Research) degree, during Summer 1996.
: An Edition of The Anglo-Saxon Chronicles, 924-983
Wider recognition of the role of the user interface in shaping the reader's experience of literary texts would improve the design and effectiveness of hypertext applications.
www.slu.edu /departments/english/chron

  
 The Anglo Saxon Chronicles English history
These are the famous Anglo Saxon Chronicles First started by King Alfred of Wessex 890 AD.
These Chronicles are best read in conjunction with Nennius, Bede and Gildas not forgetting the Annales Cambriae all found on this Page.
Use the keyword search to discover if your ancesters are mentioned in the Chronicles.
www.webmesh.co.uk /a-s-homepage.htm

  
 Medieval Sourcebook: The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle on Alfred the Great
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle is one of the few literary sources we have for England during the time period following the Roman presence and preceding the Norman invasion.
Although written by monks, the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle is relatively unbiased in its portrayal of events.
And in the same year a larger naval force assembled among the Old Saxons; andthere was a great fight twice in that year, and the Saxons had the victory; andthere were Frisians with them.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/source/angsax-chron1.html

  
 angsx10.txt
Be that as it may, the writer of the copy printed by Gale bears ample testimony to the "Saxon Chronicle", and says expressly, that he compiled his history partly from the records of the Scots and Saxons (8).
It is remarkable that the "Saxon Chronicle" gradually expires with the Saxon language, almost melted into modern English, in the year 1154.
Critically considered, his work is the best commentary on the "Saxon Chronicle" to the year 977; at which period one of the MSS.
www.gutenberg.org /dirs/etext96/angsx10.txt

  
 Medieval Sourcebook: England
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle Translation: J. Ingram, [At OMACL, text 17].
Chronicle of the Abbey of St. Edmunds (1173-1202), (c.1156-d.1202(?)).
Roger of Hoveden: The Chronicle: On the Disputes between Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury and King Henry II of England, early 13th c.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/sbook1n.html

  
 Anglo-Saxon England and Wales - map and history
We know that they established separate kingdoms, the Saxons settling in the south and west, the Angles in the east and north, and the Jutes on the Isle of Wight and the mainland opposite.
They probably thought of themselves as separate peoples, but they shared a common language and similar customs.
www.britainexpress.com /History/Anglo-Saxon_Britain.htm

  
 Amazon.com: Books: The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle
The first continuous national history of any western people in their own language, The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle traces 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.
This translation was originally published by J.M. Dent in 1996, and intended as a replacement for that publisher's Everyman's Library "Anglo-Saxon Chronicle" translation of 1953, the highly-regarded, and often disliked, work of Norman Garmonsway.
Following the story of the Anglo-Saxons from their rather shadowy beginnings (the early parts of the book aren't precisely historical, as is explained in the introduction) through their battles with the Vikings and their conquest by the Normans, as told in their own words, one also gets to see the chronicle's authors grow in sophistication.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0415921295?v=glance

  
 Ling 215: Anglo-Saxon Chronicle
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle is a year-by-year narrative of what happened in England in Anglo-Saxon times, kept by monks in the great monasteries.
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle is a unique document from a fascinating period of history.
The entries through time not only provide eye-witness records of events, but also show how the language gradually was changing in Anglo-Saxon times.
www.owlnet.rice.edu /~ling215/Course/aschron.html

  
 THE ANGLO-SAXON CHRONICLE
The Anglo Saxon Chronicle is considered by many to be the most reliable of documents because more than one version exists and all are written from the point of view of the local inhabitants, rather than the invaders.
If the Anglo-Saxon Chronicles are to be believed, and I have no reason to doubt their authenticity, along with the Bayeux Tapestry, the Normans landed at Hastings on the morning of Michaelmas (Friday September 29th 1066).
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicles are in fact a number of chronicles compiled progressively into what is known colloquially as The Anglo Saxon Chronicle.
www.secretsofthenormaninvasion.com /part24.htm

  
 Peter S Baker -The Anglo - Saxon Chronicle MS F Anglo - Saxon Chronicles Vol 8 - Alvin Plantinga, James F. Sennett
The Anglo - Saxon Chronicle MS F Anglo - Saxon Chronicles Vol 8
The Anglo - Saxon Chronicle MS d Vol 6.
1: The Anglo - Saxon Chronicle MS F Anglo - Saxon Chronicles Vol 8.
www.boook.net /347591_anglo_saxon_chronicle_ms_f_anglo_saxon_chronicles_8.html

  
 ORB: The Anglo-Saxons
Second, this was the first period in which the English language appears in written form in such historical documents as The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, or literary works such as Beowulf.
This period of the English language is referred to as Old English (or occasionally Anglo-Saxon).
Similarly, the end-date of the mid-eleventh century centres on the Battle of Hastings (14th October, 1066) which saw the defeat of Harold Godwineson, the last Saxon king, at the hands of William the Conqueror thus transferring control of England to the Normans.
www.the-orb.net /encyclop/early/pre1000/asindex.html

  
 The Life of King Alfred
The text of this edition is based on that published as "Six Old English Chronicles", translated and edited by Dr. J.A. Giles (London, 1847).
sunsite.berkeley.edu /OMACL/KingAlfred

  
 Medieval Sourcebook: Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: Assessment of William I
Medieval Sourcebook: Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: Assessment of William I
If anyone would know what manner of man King William was, the glory that he obtained, and of how many lands he as lord, then will we describe him as we have known him, we who had looked upon him and who once lived at his court.
We have written concerning him these things, both good and bad, that virtuous men may follow after the good, and wholly avoid the evil, and may go in the way that leadeth to the kingdom of heaven.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/source/1186ASChron-William1.html

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