Anglo-Saxon Chronicles


Anglo-Saxon Chronicles
[Old English Chronicles]. An extraordinary and fascinating document begun during the reign of Alfred the Great. The ASC is one of the few continuous Western histories in a native language, here OldEngl.. It begins with Alfred's genealogy. The annals themselves begin in 410, with the last being for 1154, and record the many events of English history over these years (the earlier entries in particular being less factually reliable).

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