Mercian dialect- Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: Dumville and Keynes-Volume 4-the years 911-19 (the Mercian Chronicle)Medieval Studies-Mercian was a language spoken in the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Mercia (roughly speaking the Midlands of England an area in which four kingdoms had been united under one monarchy). Together with Northumbrian, it was one of the two Anglian dialects. The other two dialects of Old English were Kentish and West Saxon.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercian_dialectis
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle is a collection of annals in Old English chronicling the history of the Anglo-Saxons. The original manuscript of the Chronicle was created late in the century, probably in Wessex, during the reign of Alfred the Great.
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle began to be compiled in around 890 A., at the command of King Alfred the Great and consists of a series of annals written in the Old English language.