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From: Carole Malisiak <>
Subject: Re: [CHS] Battle of Brunanburh AD 937
Date: Sun, 26 Jan 2003 17:33:52 -0500
In-Reply-To: <4a.172470be.2b65b1a1@aol.com>


You can access the Anglo Saxon Chronicle online at:

http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/OMACL/Anglo/

Carole


on 1/26/03 4:48 PM, at took quill in
hand and penned:

> Dear David,
>
> A contemporary account of The Battle of Brunanburh exists in the Anglo-Saxon
> Chronicle in the year 937 (it is in Old English). If you don't have a copy
> of the AS chronicle I shall dig out my copy and send you a translation.
> Scholars fiercely debate the location from the battle as being anywhere from
> Chester to Dumfries.
>
> Tennyson wrote a verse translation in Ballads and Other Poems in 1880. It is
> also briefly mentioned in Frank Stenton's Anglo-Saxon England (Oxford, 1943).
>
> Hope this helps,
> Jon Mackley
> York, UK
>
>
>
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