The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, According to the Several Original Authorities Volume 2; V. 23, PT. 2

The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, According to the Several Original Authorities Volume 2; V. 23, PT. 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1861 edition. Excerpt: ...It is diflicult to tell the misery, and all the marches, and the encamping, and the labour, and the destruction of men, and also of horses, which all the English army underwent, until 'earl Leofric met them, and earl Harold, and 'bishop Ealdred, and made peace between them; so that Grifiith swore oaths, that he would be to king Eadward a faithful and unfailing under-king. And bishop Ealdred succeeded to the bishopric that Leofgar had before had for eleven Tostig, son of earl Godwine, which earl Siward had before possessed. And earl Elfgar sought the protection of Griflith, in North Wales. And in this year Griflith and Bilfgar burned St. Ethelbryht's monastery, and all the town of Hereford." weeks and four days. In the same year died 'Conn the emperor. In this year died 'earl Odda, and his body lies at Pershore; and he was ordained monk before his end, a good man and pure, and very noble; and he died on the rind of the Kal. of September (Aug. 3lst.) An. nanvn. In this year came Eadward aetheling to England; he was king Eadward's brother's son, king Eadmund, who was called Ironside for his valour. This aatheling had king Cnut sent away to Hungary to be betrayed; but he there throve into a good man, as him God granted, and him well became; so that he got the emperor's 'kinswoman to wife, and by whom a fair offspring he begot: she was named Agatha. We know not for what cause it was done, that he might not see his kinsman king Eadward. Alas l that was a rueful hap, and a baleful, for all this nation, that he so quickly his life ended, after he came to England, to the unhappiness of this poor nation. In the same year died earl Leofric, on the nnd of the Kal. of October (Sept. 30th). He was very...show more

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  • Paperback | 110 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 213g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236891503
  • 9781236891501