3 edition of A Handbook of Mercian found in the catalog.
Published October 1, 1985 by Administrator in Languages Information Centre an imprint of Joseph Biddulph
|Statement||Languages Information Centre an imprint of Joseph Biddulph|
|Publishers||Languages Information Centre an imprint of Joseph Biddulph|
|LC Classifications||October 1, 1985|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 92 p. :|
|Number of Pages||78|
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'The Prose of Alfred's Reign', Continuations and Beginnings: Studies in Old English Literature, ed.
There is only one church for which we have a very probably authentic charter of foundation. Alfred adopted the title King of the English, claiming to rule all English people not living in areas under control. Understatement deliberately expresses an idea as less important than it actually is, either for ironic emphasis or for politeness and tact. Under the tribal descriptions a brief account of the ethnic relations of the tribe, its history, its location at various periods, statistics of population, etc.
The work was continued by him until after the establishment of the Bureau, when other duties compelled its suspension.
The function of such bowls is not known, in the 7th century they become particularly associated with high status "warrior chief" burials and may have been diplomatic gifts from "Celtic" regions.
However, the charters of the type discussed here should not beguile us into underestimating the extent to which their own subjects thought of the rulers of the Hwicce as real kings in the late 7th and 8th centuries.
 Richard Glanville-Brown, onlineRichard Glanville-Brown RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canadadownloaded 17 August 2005. " According to Charles Insley, The assumption that Mercia was in some sort of limbo in this period, subordinate to Wessex and waiting to be incorporated into "England" cannot be sustained.
, The Old English Martyrology: Edition, Translation and Commentary, Anglo-Saxon Texts 10 Cambridge: D.
One of the distinctive features shared by this pair of charters is the make-up of their witness lists; another one is that, unusually, neither has either an invocation or a proem.
 John Morby, Dynasties of the World, page 122.