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Page 250 - Death. King Eirik had many people about him, for he kept many Northmen who had come with him from the East ; and also many of his friends had joined him from Norway. But as he had little land, he went on a cruise every summer, and plundered in Scotland, the Hebrides, Ireland, and Bretland, by which he gathered property. King Athelstan died on a sick bed, after a reign of fourteen years, eight weeks, and three days.* After him his brother Jatmund + was king of England, and he was no friend to the...
Page 55 - ... faciebat in carcere. Traxit se in medium carceris, et sibilabat fortiter : et factum : est lumen in carcere ab igne, qui exibat de ore draconis .... draco ore aperto posuit os suum super caput...
Page 84 - Aquitaine, to archbishops, bishops, abbots, priors, earls, barons, justices, sheriffs, reeves, ministers and all his bailiffs and faithful, greeting. Know ye that we have granted and by this our charter confirmed to our beloved...
Page 251 - and as the king went homewards, then the army of York overtook him ; the rear of the king's forces was at Chesterford, and there they made great slaughter. Then was the king so wrath that he would have marched his forces in again, and wholly destroyed the land.
Page 27 - 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...
Page 81 - Thwing, together with a fair on the eve, day, and morrow of the Translation of...
Page 251 - Wilferth built. And as the king went homewards, then the army of York overtook him : the rear of the king's forces was at Chesterford ; and there they made great slaughter. Then was the king so wroth that he would have marched his forces in again and wholly destroyed the land. When the North-humbrian witan understood that, then forsook they Hyryc, and made compensation for the deed with king Eadred.
Page 230 - In ye name of God, amen. I, Elizabeth Scrop, late wife to my worshipfull lord, John newly lord Scrop...