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HER ILLUSTRIOUS FOREFATHER
King Alfred the Great
ARE RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED.
His Excellency Chevalier BUNSEN, ambassador from the king of Prussia.
Right Hon. the Earl of ELLESMERE.
Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of OXFORD.
Right Hon. Lord LONDESBOROUGH.
Rev. C. D. BRERETON, Little Massingham, Norfolk.
Rev. J. L. BRERETON, Alfred Club, London.
Bolton CORNEY esq. M. R. S. Lower Barnes, Surrey,
W.J. EVELYN esq., M.P., Wotton, Surrey.
D. HOFFMAN esq.
H. W. PICKERSGILL esq. R. A. 18 Soho Square.
. Oxf. and Vice-chan. of the University.
M. F. TUPPER esq., Albury, Guildford.
Editors and Contributors.
J. Y. AKERMAN esq., author of Coins of the Romans, &c.
Foreign Secretary to the Archæological Association.
I. Harmony of the Chroniclers during the life of King Alfred ; A. D. 849—901:
II. Sketch of the Anglo-Saxon Mint ; by J. Y. Akerman esq.
III. Description of all the coins of King Alfred now remaining; with seven
plates, containing fac-similes of all those coins : by the Rev. D. Haigh. 137
IV. A Metrical English Version of King Alfred's Poems; to illustrate Anglo-
Saron Poetry in general : by Martin Farquhar Tupper esq. D. C. L. 157
V. History and Political State of Europe in the ninth centuary, The Age of
King Alfred the Great : by T. Forester esq.
VI. Description of King Alfred's Jewel, with some observations on the art of
working in gold and silver among the Anglo-Saxons : by the Rev. Dr Giles. 327
VII. The Danes. 1. Their origin. 2. Their warlike deeds and character-
4. Their religion—4. Their polity.–5. Their love and mode of war.-6. Their
manners customs and occupations—7. Their arts and language : by C. Hook
VIII. King Alfred's Charters, translated from the Latin and Anglo-Saxon
originals in Kemble's Codex Anglo-Saxonicus : by Dr Giles
X. Tabular View of the Decline and Fall of the Heptarchy in the life - time
of King Alfred : by Dr Giles
XIII. Grimbald's Crypt (with a plate) : by Dr Giles.