The Life Of King Alfred
by Asser, Bishop of Sherborne
Originally composed in Latin, possibly sometime around 888 A.D. by the Monk and Bishop Asser,
although some scholars contend that the work was actually composed much later by an unknown hand. Translation
by Dr. J.A. Giles (London, 1847).
The text of this edition is based on that published as "Six Old English Chronicles", translated and edited
by Dr. J. A. Giles (London, 1847). This edition is in the PUBLIC DOMAIN in the United States.
Anglo-Saxon England Volume 22, Michael
Lapidge, Malcolm Godden, Simon Keynes (Editor), Cambridge Univ Pr/Journal Dept, June 1993, ISBN: 0521443520
the Great : Asser's Life of King Alfred and Other Contemporary Sources (Penguin
Classics), John Asser, et al (Paperback - January 1984)
, John Asser, et al (Paperback - January 1984)