Excerpt from History of the Anglo-Saxons: From the Earliest Period to the Norman Conquest For the historical materials of this volume, I have been mainly indebted to the sterling and valuable work of the late Mr. Sharon Turner, who, during a long life, neglected no oppor tunity of acquiring information on the subject. I have before. On several occasions, had to acknowledge his kind and liberal assistance in historical inquiries and now that he is no more, gratify myself by again recording my obligations, and bearing testimony to the value of his labours. Many other works on anglo-saxon History, Manners, and Literature have been con sulted, but Turner left me very little to glean elsewhere. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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