West-Saxons, and of Alfred his brother, that they would help them, that they might fight against the army. And then they went with the West-Saxon power into Mercia as far as Nottingham, and there met with the army within the fortress; and besieged them...
The Early Norman Castles of the British Isles - Page 43
by Ella S. Armitage - 1912 - 408 pages
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