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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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