Asser

  • d. c.908/909
  • bishops, authors
  • Tyddewi ... St Davids, Sherborne
monk of St David’s and later, bishop of Sherborne; author of a contemporary Life of King Alfred.
See also: Alfred [king of Wessex]Alfred ... king of Wessex
(d. 899)
Alfred the Great
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Thomas, Rebecca, and David Callander, “Reading Asser in early medieval Wales: the evidence of Armes Prydein Vawr”, Anglo-Saxon England 46 (2017): 115–145.
Godden, Malcolm, “Alfred, Asser, and Boethius”, in: O'Brien O'Keeffe, Katherine, and Andy Orchard (eds), Latin learning and English lore: studies in Anglo-Saxon literature for Michael Lapidge, 2 vols, vol. 1, Toronto Old English Studies, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005. 326–348.
Davies, Wendy, “Alfred’s contemporaries: Irish, Welsh, Scots and Breton”, in: Reuter, Timothy (ed.), Alfred the Great: papers from the Eleventh-Centenary Conferences, Studies in Early Medieval Britain and Ireland, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2003. 323–338.
Lapidge, Michael, “Asser’s reading”, in: Reuter, Timothy (ed.), Alfred the Great: papers from the Eleventh-Centenary Conferences, Studies in Early Medieval Britain and Ireland, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2003. 27–48.
Howlett, David R., “Alfredian arithmetic: Asserian architectonics”, in: Reuter, Timothy (ed.), Alfred the Great: papers from the Eleventh-Centenary Conferences, Studies in Early Medieval Britain and Ireland, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2003. 49–62.
Smyth, Alfred P., King Alfred the Great, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995.
Dumville, David N., “The ‘six’ sons of Rhodri Mawr: a problem in Asser’s Life of King Alfred”, Cambridge Medieval Celtic Studies 4 (Winter, 1982): 5–18.  
Reprinted in 1993, essay XV.
Kenney, James F., “Chapter VI: The expansion of Irish Christianity”, in: Kenney, James F., The sources for the early history of Ireland: an introduction and guide. Volume 1: ecclesiastical, Records of Civilization: Sources and Studies 11, Revised ed. (1929), New York: Octagon, 1966. 486–621.
[424] “The Irish at Glastonbury”