And from then onwards to the time of the death of King Stephen the Saxon Chronicle was kept.
The Saxon Chronicle, as it extended over many hundred years, was of course written by many different people, and so parts of it are written much better than other parts.
The Anglo Saxon Chronicle
entry for 979 (D), concerning the murder of the young King Edward, asserts: "Ne weard Angelcynne nan wyrse d<ae>d gedon, ponne peos woes, syppan hi aeft Britenland gesohton" [Never was a worse deed done amongst the English people than this was, since they first sought Britain[.
= Saxon Chronicle
Parker MS written in the early l0th C., West Saxon dialect E MS.
He had memorized parts of the Anglo Saxon Chronicle
and delighted in quoting from The Wand of The Feet.
Based on a Saxon chronicle
that later served as the basis for the 19th century German tale "Michael Kohlhaas," "The Jack Bull" is a look at how the best of intentions can produce the worst results.
Dark Age Warwick & the Warrior Queen is being exhibited in St Mary's Church, and tells the story of Aethel-flaed, Lady of the Mercians, who according to an Anglodeluge Saxon chronicle
built a fortress at Warwick in AD914, founding the town.
The excavations supported the record in the Anglo Saxon Chronicle
of an attack on the crannog and its capture by a Saxon army in AD916, when the king's wife and 33 others were taken hostage.
The first mention of the town appears in the Saxon Chronicle
in the year 914.
In the light of Anna Chapman's article on the cult of St Edmund (July), the Anglo Saxon Chronicle
for the year 971 tells us that 'Archbishop Oskytel passed away ...
The site may even have been referred to in the Anglo Saxon Chronicle
as being destroyed by a Mercian Army in 916AD.
The first substantial accounts of the low experience on the English side dating from the late 1090s come from Eadmer of Canterbury in his Life of Anselm and his History of the recent events of the English, John of Worcester who interpolated and updated the Anglo Saxon Chronicle
in Latin and William of Malmesbury in his chronicles on the kings and bishops of England, partly written at the request of Queen Matilda II, herself of Anglo-Saxon stock.