Anglo-Saxon Candle Lantern Called a Lanthorn
A primitive candle lantern originally made by the Anglo-Saxons during the time of Alfred the Great. The lanthorn is made of horn and wood.
KeywordsEnglish, UK, England, Anglo-saxon, Saxon lantern, lamp, lantern, alfred the great, King Alfred, candle lantern, lanthorn
John J. Anderson A School History of England (New York: Effingham Maynard & Co., 1889) 23