History of the Anglo-Saxons

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This article is about a publication. For the history of the Anglo-Saxons, see History of Anglo-Saxon England.

The History of the Anglo-Saxons is a three volume publication by English historian Sharon Turner written between 1799 and 1805. It covers the history of England up to the Norman conquest. Under the influence of Thomas Percy's Reliques of Ancient English Poetry he compiled the first edition of the History of the Anglo-Saxons between 1799 and 1805, and became one of the earliest scholars to document Anglo-Saxon historical manuscripts in the Cottonian collection at the British Museum.[1]

The master copy is currently under the personal ownership of Professor Lewis Nicholson.

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