THE WEST SAXON GENEALOGICAL REGNAL LIST: MANUSCRIPTS AND TEXTS

@inproceedings{Dumville1986THEWS,
  title={THE WEST SAXON GENEALOGICAL REGNAL LIST: MANUSCRIPTS AND TEXTS},
  author={D. N. Dumville},
  year={1986}
}
  • D. N. Dumville
  • Published 1986
  • History
  • The West Saxon Genealogical Regnal List is a brief text which catalogues the kings of the West Saxons from Cerdic (placing bis arrival in Wessex in A.D. 494) to Alfred in whose reign (871-99) it probably achieved its present form. Reign-lengths, Statement of the längs' blood-right to rule, and t wo pedigreestatements displaying the descent of ^Ethelwulf from Cerdic, the dynastic founder, and of Cerdic from Woden, the source of Anglo-Saxon royalty, comprise almost the whole of the Genealogical… CONTINUE READING
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