Wittekind

Wittekind,  Widukind, or Wettekind (wĭˈtəkənd, wĭˈdōkĭnd, wĕˈtə–) [key], c.925–c.1004, Saxon historian, a monk, frequently called Wittekind of Corvey. He wrote the Res gestae Saxonicae, a history of the Saxons from earliest times to 997.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

See more Encyclopedia articles on: Historians, British: Biographies