Nevertheless its character is said to be West Saxon rather than Mercian.
The division of the West Saxon see was put off until the death of the bishop.
Cynewulf is an old English poet who has signed his name to several poems, extant in West Saxon.
The ruins are still charred and blackened by the West Saxon fires.
The death of his elder brother left him the only living representative of the line of the West Saxon princes.
Ini, the West Saxon king, had conquered the western part of Somerset, and ruled over a mixed population.
In accordance with the extension of the West Saxon kingdom, which became the kingdom of the English, the court increased.
Under the Kings of the West Saxon dynasty the loss of the right hand was a common sentence for makers of base coin.
But it is only their connection with the West Saxon house that is unauthentic.
The West Saxon court is no place for him, quite other views of kingship prevailing in those parts.