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The Coming of the English

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The account (abridged) by Bede of the coming of the English to Britain in the 5th century. He wrote in Latin in the 8th century, and his work was rendered into Old English a century later. The displayed text is copied using an Old English hand. This is an *unglossed* version of the video made available via the Woruldhord project ( A glossed version with pop-up glosses in present-day English is available at

Date Published: 20 February 2012
In Collection(s): Old English Then and Now