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" Anlaf, over the ocean, in the ship's bosom, this land sought fated to the fight. Five lay on the battle-stead, youthful kings, by swords in slumber laid : so seven eke of Anlaf... "
The Yorkshire Archaeological Journal - Page 25
1913
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The Venerable Bede's Ecclesiastical History of England. Also the Anglo-Saxon ...

Saint Bede (the Venerable) - 1849 - 515 pages
...javelins strewed ; northern man over shield shot ; so the Scots eke, weary, war-sad. West- Saxons onwards throughout the day, in bands, pursued the footsteps of the loathed nations. They hewed the fugitives behind, amain, with swords mill-sharp. Mercians refused not the hard hand-play...
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The book of the Axe

George Philip R. Pulman - 1854
...Brunenburgh, where he passed 1 ' There lay many a warrior by javelins strewed; * * * West-Saxons onwards throughout the day, in bands, pursued the footsteps of the loathed nations. They hewed the fugitives behind, amain, with swords mill-sharp.' — ' Anglo-Saxon Chronicle.' 2 On the...
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The Annals of England: An Epitome of English History, Volume 1

William Edward Flaherty - 1855 - 456 pages
...and seven earls were laid in slumber by the sword, and of their army countless shipmen and Scots. The West Saxons onward throughout the day, in bands, pursued the footsteps of the loathed nations. Carnage greater has not been in this island, of people slain by the edge of the sword, since from the...
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The Annals of England: An Epitome of English History, from ..., Volume 1

William Edward Flaherty - 1855
...and seven earls were laid in slumber by the sword, and of their army countless shipmen and Scots. The West Saxons onward throughout the day, in bands, pursued the footsteps of the loathed nations. Carnage greater has not been in this island, of people slain by the edge of the sword, since from the...
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The annals of England, an epitome of English history [by W.E. Flaherty].

William Edward Flaherty - 1855
...and seven earls were laid in slumber by the sword, and of their army countless shipmen and Scots. The West Saxons onward throughout the day, in bands, pursued the footsteps of the loathed nations. Carnage greater has not been in this island, of people slain by the edge of the sword, since from the...
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Half Hours of English History: From the Roman Period to the Death of ...

1865 - 687 pages
...javelins strewed ; Northern man over shield shot ; so the Scots eke, weary, war-sad. West-Saxons onwards throughout the day, in bands, pursued the footsteps of the loathed nations. They hewed the fugitives behind, amain, with swords mill-sharp. Mercians refused not the hard hand-plug...
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Half Hours of English History: From the Roman Period to the Death of Elizabeth

Charles Knight - 1866 - 687 pages
...javelins strewed ; Northern man over shield shot ; so the Scots eke, weary, war-sad. West-Saxons onwards throughout the day, in bands, pursued the footsteps of the loathed nations. They hewed the fugitives behind, amain, with swords mill-sharp. Mercians refused not the hard hand-plug...
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The annals of England: an epitome of English history [by W.E. Flaherty ...

W. E. Flaherty - 1876 - 643 pages
...seven, earls were laid in slumber by the sword, and of their army countless shipmen and Scots. The West Saxons onward throughout the day, in bands, pursued the footsteps of the loathed nations. Carnage greater has not been in this island, of people slain by the edge of the sword, since from the...
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The annals of England, an epitome of English history [by W.E ..., Volume 1

William Edward Flaherty - 1877
...and seven earls were laid in slumber by the sword, and of their army countless shipmen and Scots. The West Saxons onward throughout the day, in bands, pursued the footsteps of the loathed nations. Carnage greater has not been in this island, of people slain by the edge of the sword, since from the...
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On Some Ancient Battle-fields in Lancashire and Their Historical, Legendary ...

Charles Hardwick - 1882 - 236 pages
...javelins strewed ; northern men over shield shot ; so the Scots, eke, weary, war- sad. West Saxons onwards throughout the day, in bands, pursued the footsteps of the loathed nations. They hewed the fugitives behind, amain, with swords mill-sharp. Mercians refused not the hard hand-play...
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