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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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The British Quarterly Review, Volume 26

Robert Vaughan - 1857
...Saxon Chronicle records that in 787 ' came three ships of Northmen, out of Haretha-land. And the reeve rode to the place, and would have driven them to the...Danish-men which sought the land of the English nation.' In 794 another party of these ' Northmen,' or ' heathen-men' as they are called, is said to have ravaged...
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Bygone Derbyshire

William Andrews - Derbyshire (England) - 1892 - 256 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...Danishmen which sought the land of the English nation." This was an early, but probably far from the earliest Danish descent, and the advent of the ' Anglo-Saxons...
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A History of Cambridgeshire

John William Edward Conybeare - Cambridge (England) - 1897 - 306 pages
...there three ships of the Northmen out of Haeretha-land [Norway]. And then the Reeve [ie, the Sheriff] rode to the place, and would have driven them to the King's town, because he knew not what men they were. And then and there did they slay him. These were the first ships of Danish men...
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Source-book of English History: Leading Documents, Together with ...

Guy Carleton Lee - Great Britain - 1900 - 609 pages
...details. A. 787. This year king Bertric took to wife Eadburga, king Offa's daughter; and in his day first came three ships of Northmen, out of Haeretha-land...Danishmen which sought the land of the English nation. A. 855. This year the heathen men, for the first time, remained over winter in Sheppey:... A. 878....
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Leading Documents of English History: Together with Illustrative Material ...

Guy Carleton Lee - Great Britain - 1900 - 607 pages
...Eadburga, king Of fa's daughter; and in his day first came three ships of Northmen, out of Hzeretha-land [Denmark]. And then the reve rode to the place, and...Danishmen which sought the land of the English nation. A. 855. This year the heathen men, for the first time, remained over winter in Sheppey:... A. 878....
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Alfred in the Chroniclers

Edward Conybeare - 1900 - 235 pages
...first came three ships of the Northmen, out of Hx'retha-land [Norway]. And then the Reve [Sheriff] rode to the place, and would have driven them to the King's town, because he knew not what men they were. And then and there did they slay him. These were the first ships of Danish men...
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Scandinavian Britain

William Gershom Collingwood - Great Britain - 1908 - 272 pages
...Chronicle that " three ships of Northmen [MS. A, ' of Danes '] came from Hrerethaland ; and then the reeve rode to the place, and would have driven them to the...king's town, because he knew not who they were ; and there they slew him." If there is any discrepancy between the two tales, yEthelwerd's has the advantage....
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Readings in English History Drawn from the Original Sources: Intended to ...

Edward Potts Cheyney - Great Britain - 1908 - 781 pages
...reeve rode to the .s,"'r<. place, and would have driven them to the king's town, because Chronicle 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. AD 793. This year dire forewarnings came over...
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The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: Newly Translated by E. E. C. Gomme

Great Britain - 1909 - 315 pages
...thereto and would compel them [to go] to the king's town because he knew not what they were ; and they slew him. These were the first ships of Danish-men which sought the land of the English race. 788 [E]. Here a synod was assembled in the land of the Northumbrians at Finchale on iv non. Sept....
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Alfred the Great: His Life and Times

George Frederick Bosworth - 1914 - 200 pages
...of these dreaded Northmen and their settlements in our land. CHAPTER VI. THE VIKINGS AND THEIR HOME. place and would have driven them to the king's town, because he knew not who they were, and they slew him." This year then saw the advent of the Danes, who for more than two hundred years troubled...
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