Event: Correspondence, Illness/demonic seizure/madnessAlfred 8-Asser 1.correspondence about the delay of Asser 1 in arriving
||Alfred 8 wrote to ask Asser 1 why he delayed in coming; Asser 1 replied explaining about his illness.
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|Date from Source
||After Asser 1 had met with Alfred 8 at Dean.
*For the explanation of the translation 'the monastery at Caerwent' for the Latin 'in Wintonia ciuitate' see @Keynes and Lapidge 1983, p. 261 n. 175.
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(the Great, king of the Anglo-Saxons, 871-899) : When Asser 1 did not come at the agreed-upon time as he had promised, Alfred 8 sent letters to him that he should hurry to him and asking the reason for his delay.
(Bishop of Sherborne, 890x900-909) : Asser 1 responded to the enquiries of Alfred 8 by sending to him another letter explaining the reason for his delay. He declared again that he wished to fulfil his promise if he were able to recover from the illness.
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