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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 Normans in European History

Charles Homer Haskins - Europe - 1915 - 258 pages
...ships of Northmen out of Haeretha-land " [Denmark?], whereupon the reeve of the Dorset port "rode down to the place and would have driven them to the king's...were the first ships of Danishmen which sought the 1 II, 14, as translated by Keary, Fikings, p. 136. land of the English nation." Six years later they...
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A New Historical Geography of England Before 1600

H. C. Darby - History - 1976 - 316 pages
...Chronicle records the first coming of Scandinavian raiders to the shores of England: ' then the reeve rode to the place, and would have driven them to the...knew not who they were, and they there slew him'. From other sources we know that the place was Portland in Dorset, and that the reeve was the reeve...
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The Annals of West Coker

Sir Matthew Nathan - Great Britain - 1957 - 569 pages
...of Wessex, a new era began for England when there came three ships of Northmen, out of Haeretha-Iand [Denmark]. And then the reve rode to the place, and...of Danish-men which sought the land of the English nation.4 This short notice of misplaced confidence in a central authority, that was assumed by those...
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early wars of wessex

...Offa's daughter. And in his days first came three ships of Northmen of HeretSa-land. And then 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 "Angelcynne." According to Ethelwerd the reeve was the sheriff...
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THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND

THE REV. THOMAS MILNER - 1853
...This year * * * first came three ships of Northmen out of Hffirethalaml (Denmark). And then the reeve rode to the place, and would have driven them to the...town, because he knew not who they were; and they then ğlew him. These were the first ships of Danish-men which nought the land of the English nation."...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal, Volume 71

1868
...daughter ; and in his days first came three ships of Northmen out of Hieratha Land. 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. These were the first ships of the Danish men which sought the land of the English...
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