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Question 1: [D] includes material from ________'s Ecclesiastical History and from a set of 8th-century Northumbrian annals and is thought to have been copied from a northern version that has not survived.
John ChrysostomPope Gregory ICatholic ChurchBede

Question 2: After 1033 it includes some records from ________, so it is generally thought to have been composed there.
BirminghamWorcesterCoventryWolverhampton

Question 3: Another, the Peterborough Chronicle, is in Old English except for the last entry, which is in early ________.
Great Vowel ShiftOld NorseMiddle EnglishGothic language

Question 4: The manuscript continues to 1066 and stops in the middle of the description of the ________.
Harald III of NorwayHarold GodwinsonBattle of Stamford BridgeHistory of Norway

Question 5: From 972 to 1016 the sees of ________ and Worcester were both held by the same person—Oswald from 972, Ealdwulf from 992, and Wulfstan from 1003, and this may explain why a northern recension was to be found at Worcester.
YorkLeicesterPeterboroughKingston upon Hull

Question 6: It also includes an ________ translation of Orosius's world history, followed by a menologium and some verses of the laws of the natural world and of humanity.
Old EnglishGreat Vowel ShiftMiddle High GermanMiddle English

Question 7: Multiple ________ copies were made and distributed to monasteries across England and were independently updated.
Manuscript culturePapyrusManuscriptBook

Question 8: According to the Chronicle, after Egbert conquered Mercia and Essex, he became a "________", implying overlordship of all of England.
BretwaldaWessexAnglo-Saxon chartersAnglo-Saxon Chronicle

Question 9: The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle at ________ – Public domain copy.
Project GutenbergGoogle BooksProject Gutenberg AustraliaAmazon Kindle

Question 10: The manuscript was acquired by Matthew Parker, Archbishop of Canterbury 1559–1575 [3] and master of ________, following the dissolution of the monasteries, and bequeathed to the college on his death.
Trinity College, CambridgeGonville and Caius College, CambridgeSt John's College, CambridgeCorpus Christi College, Cambridge







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