By Peter Clemoes

The contents of this primary quantity typify the variety of pursuits that might be coated in the course of the sequence. the subjects handled comprise the 1st centuries of Christianity in East Anglia; geographical wisdom in King Alfred’s courtroom; the half performed by means of Bishop ?thelwold’s institution at Winchester within the interval of tenth-century monastic reform in standardizing the vernacular and in learning and composing Latin poetry; allegory in outdated English literature; where of beginning of the ebook of Kells; the resource of a fourteenth-century Icelandic saga writer’s photograph of Edward the Confessor; the foundations of the trendy research of pre-Conquest structure; and the modern nation of our wisdom of the Anglo-Saxon condominium. there's additionally a bibliography which lists all books, articles and experiences released within the box in the course of 1971, and that's persisted each year within the sequence.

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E. Heardwulf) of Dommoc, who attended the synod of Clqfesbob in 747. Though most of the signatories are correct for 742, it appears that this list must either have been compiled from lists of different dates, or, if it is genuine, the ninth-century copy in which it survives includes some interpolated names. 1 Councils in, 562. 2 See above, p. 20, n. 6. , ed. E. Diimmler, no. 3 (a better text). On the possibility that he appears in BCS 162, see above, p. 20, n. 6. • See above, p. 17. 5 He appears also in the Crowland forgery, BCS 409, on which see above, p.

The date of his death is unknown. The see was not revived. , , Elmham rT Hunberht Last bishop of Elmham in FW Lists, in Cambridge, Corpus Christi College 183 and in BM Cotton Tiberius B. v (see Page, EpLists). He was consecrated between 816, when his predecessor-once-removed witnesses, and 824, when he witnesses in BCS 379. His signatures appear until 845 (BCS 448; on BCS 450 see above, p. 18, n. 1). a. 856 (Asser. pp. 131-2), record that Hunberht crowned King Edmund of East Anglia. a. 855, which agrees with FW Chron.

Stevenson (see Sawyer 658) and Professor Whitelock 33 Mary Anne O'Donovan (personal comment), and does not accord with F. M. Stenton's view of Eadwig's attitude towards the reformers {Abingdon, p. 49). Eric John has however argued recently (Orbis Britanniae (Leicester, 1966), pp. 188-94) for its acceptance. But the attestation of the queen-mother raises doubts, as does the great number of events which would need to be placed between Oda's death on 2 June 959 and Eadwig's death on 1 October. ^Elfsige of Winchester •was appointed as Oda's successor, but died of cold in the Alps while journeying to Rome to fetch his pallium.

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