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(d. 909)
  • Patrick Wormald

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Asser (d. 909), bishop of Sherborne, is a figure whose significance has often been hotly debated. All that is universally accepted about Asser is that a bishop of this name was said by King Alfred to have assisted his translation of Gregory's Book of Pastoral Rule...

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