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Synonyms for Anglo-Saxon

a native or inhabitant of England prior to the Norman Conquest

a person of Anglo-Saxon (especially British) descent whose native tongue is English and whose culture is strongly influenced by English culture as in WASP for 'White Anglo-Saxon Protestant'

English prior to about 1100

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Kennedy's edition of the manuscript, "Cnut's Law Code of 1018," Anglo-Saxon England 11 (1983): 57-83 (at 72-81), although to avoid confusion the chapter divisions are as given in Felix Liebermann's edition, Die Gesetze der Angelsachsen, 3 vols.
Liebermann, Die Gesetze der Angelsachsen, 3 vols (Halle, 1903-16), 11, 31).
Cowmeadow as Alfred, Konig der Angelsachsen, oder der patriotische Konig, and Josef Hayden wrote choruses sung at a performance of this version in 1796.
The possibility that AEthelberht's code might be modeled after Latin sources is first mentioned in Felix Liebermann's monumental Gesetze der Angelsachsen.
Grein, Dichtungen der Angelsachsen stabreimend ubersetzt, II (Gottingen, 1859), 66.