(the) Anglo-Saxon Chronicle


(the) Anglo-Saxon Chronicle
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle [The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle]
an early history of England, written in ↑Old English. It ends in the 12th century, but mostly covers the period from the time when the Romans came to Britain until the ↑Norman Conquest in 1066.

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