1. lichencraig reblogged this from medievallove and added:
    The Alfred Jewel. Anglo-Saxon, dated to the 9th century. The gold inscription is "AELFRED MEC HEHT GEWYRCAN",...
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  5. amateurmedievalist reblogged this from medievallove and added:
    This reads: “Aelfred mec heht gewyrcan” Which roughly translates to Alfred me had made, or Alfred had [ordered] me made.
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    I saw this at the Ashmolean and had the WORST time photographing it. None of them turned out. So yay for this!
  8. sierramussperamus reblogged this from medievallove and added:
    "Aelfred mec heht gewyrcan." "Alfred [The Great] had me made." ~IX century.
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