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The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, According to the Several Original Authorities Volume 2; Edited, with a Translation by Benj Thorpe (Paperback) Loot Price: R466
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The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, According to the Several Original Authorities Volume 2; Edited, with a Translation by Benj Thorpe...

The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, According to the Several Original Authorities Volume 2; Edited, with a Translation by Benj Thorpe (Paperback)

Benj Thorpe

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1861 Excerpt: ...314. earldom; and earl Swegen, his son, over his, and Harold, his other son, over his earldom; and they all gathered in Gloucestershire, at Langtree, a great and countless force, all ready for war against the king, unless Eustace were given up, and his men delivered into their hands, and also the Frenchmen who were in the castle. This was done seven nights before the latter mass of St. Mary (Sept. 1st). King Eadward was then residing at Gloucester. He then sent after earl Leofric, and - 0f Herds, north after earl Siward, and required their followers. And of Northumwich with an overwhelming army. When king Eadward learned that, he sent up after more succour, but it came very slowly; and Godwine with his fleet ever inclined towards London, until he came to Southwark, and there waited somewhile until the flood came up. In that time he also arranged with the townsfolk, so that they almost all would that which he would. When he had settled all his proceedings, then came the flood; and they then immediately drew up their anchors, and steered through the bridge by the south shore; and the bria. 1 The first component of thisword I buss; O. Nor. hussa, a large boat; is, no doubt, our buss, as in herring-Old High Ger. buso. they then came to him, first with a moderate aid, but when they knew how it was there in the south, they sent north over all their earldoms, and caused a great force to be ordered out, for the help of their lord; and ' Ralph also, over his earldom; and then they all came to Gloucester to the king's help, though it was late. Then were they all so unanimous with the king, that they would have sought Godwine's force, if the king had willed it. Then some thought that it would be great folly that they should engage, because there was most of what ...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Benj Thorpe
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 106
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-93416-8
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-130-93416-0
Barcode: 9781130934168

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