Old English Chronicles: Including Ethelwerds Chronicle. Asser's Life of Alfred. Geoffrey of Monmouth's British History. Gildas. Nennius. Together with The Spurious Chronicle of Richard of Chichester
John Allen Giles
G. Bell & Sons, 1901 - Great Britain - 512 pages
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