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The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: Translated by James Henry Ingram


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The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle is a collection of annals in Old English chronicling the history of the Anglo-Saxons. The original manuscript of the Chronicle was created late in the 9th century, probably in Wessex, during the reign of Alfred the Great. Multiple copies were made of that original which were distributed to monasteries across England, where they were independently updated. In one case, the Chronicle was still being actively updated in 1154. Almost all of the material in the Chronicle is in the form of annals, by year; the earliest are dated at 60 BC (the annals' date for Caesar's invasions of Britain), and historical material follows up to the year in which the chronicle was written, at which point contemporary records begin. These manuscripts collectively are known as the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle.

James Ingram (21 December 1774 – 4 September 1850) was an English academic at the University of Oxford, who was Rawlinsonian Professor of Anglo-Saxon from 1803 to 1808 and President of Trinity College, Oxford from 1824 until his death. His translation of the Anglo Saxon Chronicle was first published in 1823.

Title:The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: Translated by James Henry IngramFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:May 19, 2013Publisher:Herne Ridge Ltd.Language:English

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