Tag: Anglo-Saxon Chronicles

The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle

The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle (ASC) is the most important historical source in English history for the period of 500-1189 AD. The ASC is made up of 7 manuscripts, labeled by M. R. James as A-F. The first attempt at printing the fragments of the ASC… Continue Reading “The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle”

Investigating The Parker Chronicle

The Parker Chronicle (Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, MS. 173) is a fundamental manuscript of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicles. Its siglum is A-Prime. The Parker Chronicle is sometimes known as the Winchester Chronicle, or the A-version. From my experience, Parker Chronicle is the more popular name.… Continue Reading “Investigating The Parker Chronicle”

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