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Anglo Saxon Chronicle

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This year the Romans collected all the hoards of gold 14 that were in Britain; and some they hid in the earth, so that no man afterwards might find them, and some they carried away with them into Gaul. And the wliile, came Tosty the earl into Humber with sixty ships ; and Edwin the earl came with a land-force and di-ove him out. Thus they returaed and iwore feithfulness and obedience to the abbat Wydo, upoa A. And the etheling offered money and life to each of them, and not one of them would accept it ; but they continued fighting till they all fell, except one, a British hostage, and he was sorely wounded. Kings him widely bowed to the king, as was his due by kind. And then was seen, high in the heavens, a star in the firmament, which lofty-souled men, sage minded, call widely, cometa by name ; men skilled in arts, wise truth-bearers. In his third year he consecrated Peter at Gloucester as bishop of Lich- field or Chester.

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From the beginning of the world to this year were agone five thousand and two hundred winters. Then at Easter tlie king held his court at Winchester, and Robert earl of Northumberland would not repair thither ; therefore the king's anger was greatly stirred up against him, and he sent to him, and sternly commanded that if he would remain in peace he should come to his court at Pentecost. Recommended to Brit history folk. Then caused he the minster to be built ; and set there an abbat, who was called Adulf, and caused monks to be there where before was nothing. And in this same year died bishop Brithwn, and he held the bishopric thirty-eight years, that was the bishopric of Shrr- borne, and Herman the king's priest succeeded to the bishopric. Then anotlier abbat was chosen of the self- same minster, who was called Elfsy : Elfsy was then abbat, from that time, fifty years.

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This year king Edmund subdued all Noi-thnm- berland under his power, and expelled two kings, Anlaf. Mary's minster, wliich is at Abingdon : and so too was it done : and he is moreover honourably buried on the north side, in St. This year Cynric the etheling of the West- Saxons was slain : and Eadbert king of the Kentish-men died ; and Ethelbert, the son of king Withred, succeeded to the kingdom. Ethelinda Rest of cast listed alphabetically:. Nicholas's night, a little before day.

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And the man-slaying was on St. And tliey then established between them full friendship, and to all the people they promised good law. The error is retained in Wheloc's Bede. And he drove out Doltin, who had before governed that country ; and having placed a garrison in the castle, he returned into the south, and sent a great number of rustic Englishmen thither, with their wives and cattle, that they might settle there and cultivate the land. And the pope related to him again how the priests had come to him, and offered great gifts, in order that he should give them the paU. Throughout mankind was the Lord's vengeance widely known, famine o'er earth. And after that king Edward and the earls went out with heir ships.

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James Ingram and all translations that hold variances to Ingram's by Dr J. This year the Emperor Claudius came to Britain, and subdued a large part of the island; and he also added the island of Orkney to the dominion of the Romans. The king and his brother, earl Robert, were reconciled in consequence of this expedition, so that the king went over sea, and received from the earl all Normandy for a sum of money, according tc contract. These lands, and all the others that belong to the minster, them declare I free : that is, with sack and sock, toll and team, and infangthief ; these rights, and all others, them declare I the shire of Christ and St. This year Claudius, the second of the Roman emperors who invaded Britain, took the greater part of the island into his power, and added the Orkneys to rite dominion of the Romans. More- over in the summer of tliis year a spring of blood burst out at Finchamstead, in Berksliire, according to the declaration of many men of credit, who said that tliey had seen it.

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But when they came to Rome, then would not the pope do that, because they brought him no letter either from the king or from the people, and commanded them to go, lo! This year king Henry was in Normandy till after harvest ; and he came to this land between the nativity of St. The Catholics duly responded in kind, and conversely Bede was stood up as evidence of the purity of Catholicism in England. This year archbishop Nothelm received his pall from the bishop of the Romans. Ingram's conclusions are necessarily incorrect, just that 175 years have passed since his time and that modern scholarship has done much to clarify the picture of the Anglo-Saxon era. Hii deeds, his buildings, alms, and labours, are only in part recounted in the writing which is read on his anniversary, for they were very numerous. About the same lime, he seized one of them named Alfred, who had attempted to flee, and confined him loaded with irons at Canterbury, together with some of his fellows : and he exercised upon them the utmost severity of their order. Augustine's, on the third before the Nones of July And in this same year was outlawed Osgod Clapa.

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And let the archbishop inquire into the life and purity of him who is chosen to such a duty, and in nowise let any one be chosen to such a duty without the counsel of the archbishop. Known was it widely throughout many nations. They tied knotted cords round their heads and twisted it until it entered the brain. Five lay on the battle-stead, youthful kings, by swords in slumber laid: so seven eke of Anlaf 's earls ; of tlie army countless, shipmen and Scots. They hewed the fugitives behind, amain, with swords mill-sharp. The first year that he was made archbishop there was so great a mortality, that of all the monks whom he found there within, no more than five monks surv'ved.

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When he came thither he and liis brother, earl Robert, agreed that they would meet in peace, and they did so, to the end that they might be reconciled, liut afterwards, when they met, attended by the same men who had brought about the treaty, and had sworn to see it executed, these charged all the breach of faith upon the king ; he would not allow this, neither would he observe the treaty, on which they separated in great enmity. In the same year, before midwinter, Carloman, king of the Franks, died, and awild boar killed him; and one year before his brother died; he also had thewestern kingdom;and they were both sons of Lewis, who also had the westernkingdom, and died in the year when the sun was eclipsed, who was the son ofCharles, whose daughter Ethelwulf, king of the West Saxons, had for his queen. After this came Harold's sons from Ireland, about Mid summer, with sixty-four ships and entered the mouth of the Taff, where they incautiously landed. And through this process, the Anglo Saxons and indeed the wider early Germanic culture now acquired for themselves a powerful and long lasting reputation. This year Edgar the etheling was consecrated king at Bath, on Pentecost's mass-day, on the. And this year the holy bishop Johnf died; he was bishop tl. This year Sweyn came again to Denmark, and Harold, uncle of Magnus, went to Norway after Magnus was dead ; and the Normans acknowledged him : and he sent hither to land concerning peace.

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