Annals of St. Neots
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[East Anglian Chronicle]

dating disputed: 1020?-1140? England. This Latin chronicle covering 60 bc - ad 914 begins with Roman and early Christian era but emphasizes history of early Anglo-Saxons supplemented by events from Frankish history. It is an anonymous compilation of excerpts from mostly known sources: the West Saxon regnal list; an otherwise unknown version of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle; about two thirds of the 105 chapters of the Vita Alfredi attributed to Asser; the Norman annals; Bede's Historia ecclesiastica; Cuthbert's Epistola de obitu Bedae; the Annales regni Franc…

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Embree, Dan, “Annals of St. Neots”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 23 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_00187>
First published online: 2016



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