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" Offa's daughter ; and in his days first came three ships of Northmen, out of Haeretha-land [Denmark]. And then the reve* rode to the place, and would have driven them to the king's town, because he knew not who they were : and they there slew him. These... "
Report and Transactions - The Devonshire Association for the Advancement of ... - Page 140
by Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art - 1881
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Notes on ancient Britain and the Britons

William Barnes - Britons - 1858 - 167 pages
...rode to the place — [Wareham ?], and would have driven them to the King's town — [Winchester ?], because he knew not who they were ; and they there...Danishmen which sought the land of the English nation." From these two accounts, which tally one with the other, we learn pretty clearly that the inroad of...
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The people's history of Manchester. 1-[10. Wanting the covers of pt.2-10].

John Reilly (of Manchester.) - 1859
...came three ships of Northmen out of Haeretha-land. And then the reeve rode to the place, and woidd have driven them to the king's town, because he knew...of Danish-men which sought the land of the English race.' In 794 another party of these 'Northmen' or 'Heathen-men,' as they were called, is said to have...
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Revolutions in English History, Volume 1

Robert Vaughan - Great Britain - 1859 - 1964 pages
...Haerethaland.* And the reeve rode to the place, ' and would liave driven them to the king's town, be' cause he knew not who they were, and they there ' slew him. These were the first ships of Danish ' men which sought the land of the English nation.' The next record of this description was...
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Revolutions of Race in English History, Volume 1

Robert Vaughan - Great Britain - 1860 - 563 pages
...then adds : ' In his days first came three ships of Northmen, out of Haerethaland. * And • the reeve rode to the place, and would have driven them to the...they there slew him. These were the first ships of Danish men which sought the land of the English nation.' The next record of this 'description was in...
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The Orkneyinga Saga

Joseph Anderson - Orkney - 1873 - 227 pages
...Hseretha-land ; and then the reeve rode thereto, and would drive them to the king's vill, for he knew not what they were, and they there slew him. These were the first ships of Danish men that sought the land of the English race." As they came from Hseretha-land, now Hordaland,...
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The Saxons in England: A History of the English Commonwealth Till ..., Volume 2

John Mitchell Kemble - Great Britain - 1876
...daughter : and in his time first came three ships of Northmen from Hseretha land. And then the gerefa rode to the place, and would have driven them to the king's tun, for he knew not who they were : and there on the spot they slew him. These were the first Danish...
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Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, Volume 7

Royal Historical Society (Great Britain) - Great Britain - 1878
...came three Norman ships from Haere-r thaland, and the reeve (he was called Beaduheard — Ethelward) rode to the place, and would have driven them to the king's town (ie to Dorchester — E.thelward), because he knew not who they were, and there they slew them." These...
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The venerable Bede's Ecclesiastical history of England, also the Anglo-Saxon ...

Bede (the venerable.) - Great Britain - 1881 - 516 pages
...sent us by Augustine the bishop ; and they were worshipfully received, and sent away in peace. A. 786. A. 787. This year king Bertric took to wife Eadburga,...Danis.hmen which sought the land of the English nation. A. 788. This year a synod was assembled in the land of the North-humbrians at Fingall, on the 4th before...
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On Some Ancient Battle-fields in Lancashire and Their Historical, Legendary ...

Charles Hardwick - Battles - 1882 - 236 pages
...Eadburga, King Offa's daughter ; and in his days first came three ships of Northmen, out of Hceretha-land [Denmark.] And then the reve rode to the place, and...they there slew him. These were the first ships of Danish men which sought the land of the English nation." These three ships landed in Dorsetshire, and...
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Northumbrian saints; or, Chapters from the early history of the English Church

Edgar Charles S. Gibson (bp. of Gloucester.) - 1884
...landed, but it was probably somewhere along the eastern coast. The king's reve (ie the local magistrate) rode to the place, and would have driven them to the king's town because he wist not who they were, but they turned upon him, and being the stronger party slew him. And the chronicler,...
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