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English and Norse documents relating to the reign of Ethelred the Unready.

Margaret Ashdown

English and Norse documents relating to the reign of Ethelred the Unready.

by Margaret Ashdown

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Published by Russell & Russell in [New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Ethelred II, King of England, 968?-1016.,
    • Anglo-Saxons -- Kings and rulers.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Ethelred II, 979-1016 -- Sources.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA154.7 .A7 1972
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 311 p.
      Number of Pages311
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4770854M
      LC Control Number78173505

      ETHELRED THE UNREADY Abridged from English Monarchs. Ethelred II succeeded to England's throne at ten years old. Queen Elfrida, his mother, was said to have been instrumental in the treacherous murder of Ethelred's half-brother to enable her own son to inherit England's throne. Unready English king is a crossword puzzle clue. Clue: Unready English king. Unready English king is a crossword puzzle clue that we have spotted 1 time. There are related clues (shown below).

      Æthelred I (or Aethelred or Ethelred; Old English Æthel-ræd, meaning noble counsel; / to ) was King of Wessex from until his death. He was the fourth of five sons of King Æthelwulf of Wessex, four of whom in turn became succeeded his elder brother Æthelberht and was followed by his youngest brother, Alfred the Great.Æthelred had two sons, Æthelhelm and Æthelwold Born: c. , Wessex. Norse Documents Relating to the Reign of Ethelred the Unready (Cambridge, ), (text and translation). For translation see English Historical Documents, ed. Whitelock, (No. 15).

      3 For text, see Skjaldedigtning, ed. Finnur Jónsson IB, ; M. Ashdown, English and Norse Documents Relating to the Reign of Ethelred the Unready (Cambridge, ), pp. (text and translation). For translation, see English Historical Documents c. , . ); Margaret Ashdowri, English and Norse Documents Relating to the Reign of Ethelred the Unready (Cambridge, ); Ove Mobe-rg, Olav Haraldsson, Knut den store och Sverige (Lund, ); Alistair Campbell, ed., Encomium Emmae reginae, Camden 3rd ser. 72 (London, ), hereafter EE; also Campbell, Skaldic Verse.


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English and Norse documents relating to the reign of Ethelred the Unready by Margaret Ashdown Download PDF EPUB FB2

English and Norse Documents: Relating to the Reign of Ethelred the Unready. Margaret Ashdown. CUP Archive, - Anglo-Saxon chronicle - pages. 1 Review. Preview this book 3/5(1). Originally published inthis book contains the text of Old English and Norse documents pertaining to events around the Battle of Maldon, which resulted in defeat for the Anglo-Saxons, led by Aethelred the Unready.

A translation into modern English is provided on the facing page of each page of original text. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in historic Anglo-Saxon relations with the Norse.

Ethelred the Unready, also spelled Aethelred, also called Ethelred II, or Aethelred Unraed, (born ?—died ApLondon, England), king of the English from to and from to He was an ineffectual ruler who failed to prevent the Danes from overrunning epithet “unready” is derived from unraed, meaning “bad counsel” or “no counsel,” and.

English and Norse Documents Relating to the Reign of Ethelred the Unready. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, (Includes modern English translation, as well as original languages. Has part of Anglo-Saxon Chronicle annals for ). Æthelred II, also dubbed the Unready was King of Saxon England during – and – Under his father Kind Edgar, England had experienced a period of peace after the reconquest of the Danelaw in the midth century.

- HeritageDaily - Archaeology News. English and Norse Documents: Relating to the Reign of Ethelred the Unready Alfred the Great: Asser's Life of King Alfred and Other Contemporary Sources The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle a Collaborative EditionAuthor: Paul Moorman.

Buy English and Norse Documents: Relating To The Reign Of Ethelred The Unready by Ashdown, Margaret (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book. Æthelred II (Old English: Æþelræd, pronounced [æðelræːd]; c. – 23 April ), known as the Unready, was King of the English from to and again from until his death.

His epithet does not derive from the modern word "unready", but rather from the Old English unræd meaning "poorly advised"; it is a pun on his name, which means "well advised".Predecessor: Edward the Martyr. Vol. 8, No. 31, Jul., Published by: Oxford University Press.

English and Norse Documents: Relating to the Reign of Ethelred the Unready by Margaret Ashdown. English and Norse Documents: Relating to the Reign of Ethelred the Unready by Margaret Ashdown (pp.

Get this from a library. English and Norse documents relating to the reign of Ethelred the Unready, by Margaret Ashdown. [Margaret Ashdown]. Æthelred II, also known as Ethelred II, or Æthelred ‘the Unready’, is a teenager when he succeeds his brother as King of England in He marries twice, and among his many children there are two who will succeed him as King of England.

1 Life & Viking Times s The King is Dead, Long Live The King. English and Norse documents relating to the reign of Ethelred the Unready.

[New York, Russell & Russell [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Ethelred, King of England; Ethelred, King of England: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Ashdown.

Get this from a library. English and Norse documents: relating to the reign of Ethelred the Unready. [Margaret Ashdown]. His father was the unfortunate Ethelred the Unready.

It should be “Unraed” which means ill counselled or sometimes he’s described as “the Redelss” which means more or less the same thing. If Edward has a reputation for saintliness then his poor old father has a reputation for being the most incompetent king in English history.

English and Norse Documents Relating to the Reign of Ethelred the Unready, ed. by M. Ashdown (Cambridge, ) Facsimile of MS F, the Domitian Bilingual, ed. by David Dumville, ASCCE, 1 (Cambridge, ) The Genealogical Preface to the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: Four Texts Edited to Supplement Earle.

Ethelred II "The Unready" King Of England, born Abtof, Wessex, England, died 23 AprLondon, Middlesex, England, married AbtOf Wessex, England. Reigned (deposed) and In the face of Danish raids, he was forced to pay huge tributes (Danegeld) to the enemy. Æthelflæd, Lady of the Mercians (c.

– 12 June ) ruled Mercia in the English Midlands from until her death. She was the eldest daughter of Alfred the Great, king of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Wessex, and his wife Ealhswith.

Æthelflæd was born around at the height of the Viking invasions ofmost of England was under Danish Viking rule – East Anglia and Predecessor: Æthelred.

II Aethelred is an undated peace treaty from the tenth century between the Anglo-Saxons and the Viking army.

Dorothy Whitelock’s translation of the treaty in English Historical Documents. References. English and Norse Documents: Relating to the Reign of Ethelred the Unready. (Cambridge: CUP, ), pp.

English and Norse Documents relating to the reign of Ethelred the Unready (). From Memory to Written Record: England Author: Eric Whiteside Hemming. In this scholarly reassessment of the reign of Aethelred II, known as "the unready", Roach analyzes a number of primary sources from the period, including the Anglo-Saxon Chronicles, homilies and histories written by bishops and other churchmen, charters of abbeys, and other related documents/5(20).

English and Norse Documents Relating to the Reign of Ethelred the Unready and Norse Documents Relating to the Reign of Ethelred the Unready. Old English Author: Ryan Lavelle.Ethelred the Unready is recorded in history as one of the worst failures of English kingship.

The appellation "the Unready" is irony. It demonstrates that, even a thousand years ago, ancient people had a wry sense of humor. The Germanic (Saxon) wo. Emma of Normandy (~ – March 6, ) was a Viking queen of England, married to successive English kings: the Anglo-Saxon Aethelred the Unready, then Cnut the was also the mother of King Harthacnut and King Edward the Confessor.