In the late 9th Century, under King Alfred the Great of England, scholars compiled a history of the island from the invasion by Julius Caesar to 891. The narrative, drawn from many historical accounts, was known as the Anglo Saxon Chronicle. After Alfred's death, the Chronicles were continued, with some versions being updated yearly until 1154. Today, the Anglo Saxon Chronicles are the most important source for early English history. Among the events described in the Chronicles are the Roman withdrawal from England, the first Viking raids on the island, and the Battle of Hastings that led to Norman rule.… (more)
The Rev. James Ingram was a fellow of Oxford College in the early 19th Century and professor of Anglo-Saxon. He is not to be confused with James C. Ingram, the author of International Economics. His 1823 translation of The Anglo Saxon Chronicle is not the same translation as that of Anne Savage (1982) or that of Michael Swanton (1996), though it is a translation of the same work, more or less (various manuscript traditions).
The translation by James Ingram is not the translation by Anne Savage.