Help us create a biggest collection of medieval chronicles and manuscripts on line.
#   A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z 
Medieval chronicles, historical sources, history of middle ages, texts and studies

FABIUS ETHELWERD THE CHRONICLE FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE WORLD TO A.D. 975

DOWNLOAD THE ONLY FULL EDITIONS of

Sir John Froissart's Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the Ajoining Countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV in 12 volumes 

Chronicles of Enguerrand De Monstrelet (Sir John Froissart's Chronicles continuation) in 13 volumes 

 
 
 
  Previousall pages

Next  

FABIUS ETHELWERD
THE CHRONICLE FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE WORLD TO A.D. 975
page 6



the Britons into certain narrow isthmuses of the island, and themselves hold possession of the island from sea to sea even unto the present time. A. 418. In the ninth year also after the sacking of Rome by the Goths, those of Roman race who were left in Britain, not bearing the manifold insults of the people, bury their treasures in pits thinking that hereafter they might have better fortune, which never was the case ; and taking a por^ tion, assemble on the coast, spread their canvas to the winds, and seek an exile on the shores of Gaul. A. 430. Twelve years after, bishop Palladius is sent by the holy pope Celestinus to preach the gospel of Christ to the Scots. CHAPTER* A. 449. When, therefore, nineteen years had elapsed, Maurice and Valentinef became emperors of Rome; in whose reign Hengist and Horsa at the invitation of Vortigern king of the Britons arrive at the place called Wippid's-fleet, at first on the plea of assisting the Britons : but afterwards they rebelled and became their enemies, as we have already said. Now the number of years, completed since the marvellous incarnation of our Lord Jesus Christ, was four hundred and forty-nine. A. 455. In the sixth year after, Hengist and Horsa fought a battle against Vortigern in the plain of jEgelsthrep. There Horsa was killed, and Hengist obtained the kingdom. A. 457. But after two years, Hengist and iEsc his son renewed the war against the Britons ; and there fell in that day on the side of the Britons four thousand men. Then the Britons, leaving Cantia, which is commonly called Kent, fled to the city of London. A. 465. About eight years after, the same men took up arms against the Britons, and there was a great slaughter made on that day : twelve chiefs of the Britons fell near a place called Wipped's-fleet ; there fell a soldier of the Saxons called Wipped, from which circumstance that place took ite name; in the same way as the Thesean sea was so called * Capitul um in the original : but no number is annexed, f This should be Marcian and Yalentinian.


  Previous First     Next  
 
 
 
 
 

"Medievalist" is an educational project designed as a digital collection of chronicles, documents and studies related to the middle age history. All materials from this site are permitted for non commersial use unless otherwise indicated. If you reduplicate documents from here you have to indicate "Medievalist" as a source and place link to us.
 
              Яндекс.Метрика