CENTURY VI. XV.
Mrs. Elstob says, in her preface to the Saxon Homily, p. vi. she had "accidentally met with a specimen of King Alfred's version of Orosius into Saxon, designed to be published by a near relation and friend." This was her brother, William, whose transcript intended for the press I am possessed of; see also Mr. George Ballard's preface to his transcript, p. 47.