The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle began to be compiled in around 890 A., at the command of King Alfred the Great and consists of a series of annals written in the Old English language.
Mercian dialect- Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: Dumville and Keynes-Volume 4-the years 911-19 (the Mercian Chronicle)Medieval Studies-Mercian was a language spoken in the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Mercia (roughly speaking the Midlands of England an area in which four kingdoms had been united under one monarchy). Together with Northumbrian, it was one of the two Anglian dialects. The other two dialects of Old English were Kentish and West Saxon.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercian_dialectis
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle is a collection of annals in Old English chronicling the history of the Anglo-Saxons. The original manuscript of the Chronicle was created late in the century, probably in Wessex, during the reign of Alfred the Great.
Lady of Mercia - Aethelflaed. She was Daughter of King Alfred and ruled the ancient kingdom of Mercia in the century. She must have been some character to have been a woman ruler in a very male - dominated Saxon society!
The Pale Horseman (The Saxon Chronicles Series #2)