The Life Of King Alfred
by Asser, Bishop of Sherborne

   Originally composed in Latin, possibly sometime around 888 A.D. by the Monk and Bishop Asser, although some scholars contend that the work was actually composed much later by an unknown hand. Translation by Dr. J.A. Giles (London, 1847).
   The text of this edition is based on that published as "Six Old English Chronicles", translated and edited by Dr. J. A. Giles (London, 1847). This edition is in the PUBLIC DOMAIN in the United States.

Part I
Part II

Anglo-Saxon England Volume 22, Michael Lapidge, Malcolm Godden, Simon Keynes (Editor), Cambridge Univ Pr/Journal Dept, June 1993, ISBN: 0521443520 Hardcover

Alfred the Great : Asser's Life of King Alfred and Other Contemporary Sources (Penguin Classics), John Asser, et al (Paperback - January 1984) , John Asser, et al (Paperback - January 1984)