I love the King Arthur legend.  I read the Le Morte D'Arthur in high school and Mists of Avalon.  Plus the Mary Stewart Merlin series.

I love the King Arthur legend. I read the Le Morte D'Arthur in high school and Mists of Avalon. Plus the Mary Stewart Merlin series.

The Peterbrough Chronicle. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicles refer to a collection of old writings and manuscripts kept by monasteries across England. They are written in blackletter and tell the history of the Anglo-Saxons. The recording started in the 9th century during the reign of Alfred the Great and stopped at different times in different regions. The Peterborough chronicle was still being updated as late as 1154.

The Peterborough manuscript of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, a prose history of England running until

Aethelflaed - Lady of Mercia (868 - 918) England

Aethelflaed, Lady of Mercia

Æthelflæd Lady of the Mercians Daughter of Alfred the Great and Ealhswith. Wife to Ethelred (from The Cartulary and Customs of Abingdon Abbey, c.

The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle.

The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle began to be compiled in around 890 A., at the command of King Alfred the Great and consists of a series of annals written in the Old English language.

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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 century, probably in Wessex, during the reign of Alfred the Great.

Æthelflæd: d. 918; Æthelflæd, Lady of the Mercians, was the eldest daughter of Alfred the Great, king of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Wessex, and his queen, Ealhswith.  Æthelflæd was born at the height of the Viking invasions of England. Her father married her to Æthelred, Lord of the Mercians, also known as 'Æthelred, Ealdorman of Mercia'. After his death in 911 she ruled Mercia, until her own death in 918. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle referred to her as the Myrcna hlæfdige, 'Lady of the…

Æthelflæd Lady of the Mercians, Princess of England - My grand Aunt - She was Lady on the Mercians, Eldest daughter of King Alfred the Great of England the Great and she was known as a great military leader who lead attacks against the Viking.

Anglo-Saxon outfits

Fashion History - Clothing of the Early Middle Ages - Dark Ages 400 - 900 CE

Most of the information we have about the Anglo-Saxons comes from the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, a year-by-year account of all the major events of the time. Description from gaukartifact.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

BBC - Primary History - Anglo-Saxons - Anglo-Saxon life This is what an Anglo-Saxon house was like. The people are modern but wearing 'Anglo-Saxon' clothes.

The Bayeux Tapestry - chronicles the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England. It is actually and embroidered cloth and is nearly 230 feet long. The fact that it survived in such amazing shape since it's creation (no one knows exactly when but it is mentioned in the 1400's) is incredible... Been there!

The Bayeux Tapestry is an embroidered cloth nearly 70 metres ft) long, which depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England. Made in England—not Bayeux—c.

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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