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" And the same year King Athelstan and Elchere the ealdorman fought on shipboard, and slew a great number of the enemy at Sandwich in Kent, and took nine ships, and put the others to flight ; and the heathen men, for the first time, remained over winter... "
The Church Historians of England: pt. 1. The Anglo-Saxon chronicle. The ... - Page 40
1853
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A history of the Royal navy, from the earliest times to the wars ..., Volume 1

sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1847 - 508 pages
...nervous language of the Saxon annalist, " And the same year King Athelstan," and Ealchere the eoldorman, fought on shipboard, and slew a great number of the...for the first time, remained over winter in Thanet." b The Danes, however, obtained a greater triumph in the same year ; for, having arrived with three...
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The land we live in, a pictorial and literary sketch-book of the British empire

British empire - 1847 - 806 pages
...of the many sea-fights that have taken place off here : " King Athelstan and Elchere the Ealdorman, fought on shipboard, and slew a great number of the...and took nine ships, and put the others to flight." At this time Sandwich was undoubtedly the chief port in this part of the country, and hence it was...
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The Venerable Bede's Ecclesiastical History of England. Also the Anglo-Saxon ...

Saint Bede (the Venerable) - 1849 - 566 pages
...made great slaughter and got the victory. And the same year king Athelstan and Elchere the ealdonnen fought on shipboard, and slew a great number of the...Canterbury and London by storm, and put to flight Berthwulf, king of the Mercians, with his army, and then went south over the Thames into Surrey ; and...
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Lectures on the history of England, B.C. 55 to (A.D. 1272) by a lady [F.A ...

Frances Anne Trevelyan - 1850 - 594 pages
...And the Saxon Chronicle : — "And the same year (851,) king Athelstan, and Elebere, the eorldorman fought on ship-board, and slew a great number of the enemy at Sandwich, in Kent," &c. &c. antly supply any further curionny un uus BUUJCI-I, 1*. legend of St. Neot, in the " Lives...
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Consuetudines Kanciae: A History of Gavelkind, and Other Remarkable Customs ...

Charles Sandys - 1851 - 388 pages
...at Canterbury, and at Rochester. AD 851. This year .... King Athelstan, and Elehere, the ealdorman, fought on shipboard, and slew a great number of the...nine ships, and put the others to flight, and the hcatheu-men, for the first time, remained over winter in Thanet. And the same year came 350 ships to...
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Knight's Excursion Companion

Charles Knight - 1851 - 492 pages
...of the many sea-fights that have taken place off here : " King Athelstan and Elehere the Ealdorman, fought on shipboard, and slew a great number of the...and took nine ships, and put the others to flight." At this time Sandwich was undoubtedly the chief port in this part of the country, and hence it was...
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Consuetudines Kanciae: A History of Gavelkind, and Other Remarkable Customs ...

Charles Sandys - 1851 - 406 pages
...Athelstan, and Elchere, the ealdorman, fought on shipboard, and slew a great number of the venemy""at Sandwich, in Kent, and took nine ships, and put the others to flight, and the heathen-men, for the first time, remained over winter in Thanet. And the same year came 350 ships to...
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Consuetudines Kanciae: A History of Gavelkind, and Other Remarkable Customs ...

Charles Sandys - 1851 - 408 pages
...enemy at Sandwich, in Kent, and took nine ships, and put the others to flight, and the heathen-men, for the first time, remained over winter in Thanet. And the same year came 350 ships to the mouth of the Thames, and the crews landed, and took Canterbury and London by storm....
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Sussex Archaeological Collections Relating to the History and ..., Volume 4

Sussex Archaeological Society - 1851 - 388 pages
...Saxons, and the ealdorman Ealchere fought on shipboard, and slew a great number of the enemy (Danes) at Sandwich in Kent, and took nine ships and put the others to flight." (Sax. Chron.) Some years afterwards, in 894, the Danes were repulsed near Chichester by the South Saxons,...
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Sussex Archaeological Collections Relating to the History and ..., Volume 4

Sussex Archaeological Society - 1851 - 428 pages
...Saxons, and the caldorman Ealchere fought on shipboard, and slew a great number of the enemy (Danes) at Sandwich in Kent, and took nine ships and put the others to flight." (Sax. Chron.) Some years afterwards, in 894, the Danes were repulsed near Chichcster by the South Saxons,...
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