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The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle by G. N.…

The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle

by G. N. Garmonsway

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Read a portion of this, but as much of it is 'notes' on the election of bishops, etc. it gets fairly tedious to get to the few lengthier narratives. This doesn't diminish its importance as a historical document, it just isn't very readable. ( )
  Georges_T._Dodds | Mar 30, 2013 |
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A distinguished American critic in writing of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle has said: 'From almost any significant point of view it may indeed be regarded as the most important work written in English before the Norman Conquest.'
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Editions by different translators should not be combined, as they will have made a different selection from the various original texts available

Particularly, do not combine the translations by Rev. James Ingram, G. N. Garmonsway, Anne Savage, or Michael Swanton, as they differ significantly.
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