Anglo Saxon England

Stilly byht-blog*

 Min bearwe is æla ful (My basket is full of eels) 9th century West Saxon A corner (byht) of this blog is dedicated to the memory of the late Professor Ralph Elliott. Years ago, Ralph taught me about stillnesse [quietude] in the time of King Alfred and the trawthe [truth] in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, […]

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