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Asser

(d. 909) bishop of Sherborne


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(d. 910),

a monk of St David's Pembrokeshire, who entered the household of King Alfred. In 893 he wrote a Latin life of Alfred and a Chronicle of English History for the years 849 to 887. The authenticity of the Life has been questioned.

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