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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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Source-book of English History: For the Use of Schools and Readers

Elizabeth Kimball Kendall - 1900 - 483 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 to...
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The Scotch-Irish: Or, The Scot in North Britain, North Ireland ..., Volume 1

Charles Augustus Hanna - 1902 - 648 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 falchions mill-sharp. Mercians refused not the hard hand-play...
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Transactions of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society, Volume 26

Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society - 1909
...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 Yorkshire Archaeological Journal, Volume 22

1913
...save the banner from capture. When the 1 The Aight says " Scottish earls," but it ignores Constantino. Scots saw that the commander of the Northmen in the...related that five kings and seven earls were slain. Constantine, " hoary warrior," escaped north. The poem in the Chronicle calls Olaf always Anlaf. He...
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The Battle of Brunanburh and Its Period Elucidated by Place-names

John Henry Cockburn - 1931 - 300 pages
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