John Earle (1824–1903) was a British Anglo-Saxon language scholar and professor at the University of Oxford. He wrote more than a dozen books, including Two Saxon Chronicles Parallel (1865) and Anglo-Saxon Literature (1884).
Tom Schneider is a faculty member at California Baptist University, where he teaches English, including early British literature and epic poetry. He earned his Ph.D. in this subject from the University of California, Riverside. His ongoing research and writing is about medieval literature with a special interest in movement––from ideas about the nature of the quest to the way these stories create a sense of motion and rhythm for the reader. He lives in Riverside, California.