By Nicole G Discenza, Paul E Szarmach

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William Henry Stevenson, new impression, with contribution by Dorothy Whitelock (Oxford: 1959), using the translation in K&L, Alfred. 6 Most recently by Alfred P. Smyth, King Alfred the Great (Oxford: 1995). For a response to Smyth’s case, see Simon Keynes, “On the Authenticity of Asser’s Life of King Alfred,” Journal of Ecclesiastical History 47 (1996): 529–551. 7 K&L, Alfred, 124–126 and 293–296; see also Simon Keynes, “The Power of the Written Word: Alfredian England 871–899,” in Alfred, ed.

Oxford: 2013), 650–661 (no. 69). 15 Simon Keynes, “The Control of Kent in the Ninth Century,” eme 2 (1993): 111–131, at 124–128. 16 Simon Keynes, “Mercia and Wessex in the Ninth Century,” in Mercia: an Anglo-Saxon Kingdom in Europe, ed. Michelle P. Brown and Carol A. Farr (London: 2001), 310–328. L. Nelson, “Æthelwulf,” odnb, i, 438–441. a. 853; Asser, Chapters 7–9. 19 K&L, Alfred, 232–233, with Keynes, “West Saxon Charters,” 1119–1123, and Charters of Malmesbury Abbey, ed. E. Kelly (Oxford: 2005), 66–80 and 87–91.

11). These three types might appear at first glance to have little in common, yet they were minted in Alfred’s name at three important centres of the (former) Mercian kingdom, and seem as a group to proclaim that a new and overtly “Alfredian” polity had come into being. 1, nos. 1, no. ” The king is “aelfred rex”; moneyers are named, but not the mint; and while modern analysis suggests that most of the coins were struck probably in London, Canterbury and 44 45 For the law-code, see Patrick Wormald, The Making of English Law: King Alfred to the Twelfth Century, I: Legislation and its Limits (Oxford: 1999), 265–285; Pratt, Political Thought, 214–241; and Todd Preston, King Alfred’s Book of Laws: A Study of the “Domboc” and its Influence on English Identity (Jefferson, nc: 2012).

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