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" Then was corn dear, and flesh, and cheese, and butter, for there was none in the land. Wretched men starved with hunger. Some lived on alms, who had been erewhile rich. Some fled the country. Never was there more misery, and never acted heathens worse... "
The Anglo-Saxon chronicle. The chronicle of Florence of Worcester, with a ... - Page 163
by Anglo-Saxon chronicle, Florentius (Wigorniensis.) - 1853
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History of Congregationalism, Volume 1

1865
...(AD 1137) says: "In this king's time was all discord, and evil-doing, and robbing. * * Then was corn dear, and flesh, and cheese, and butter, for there was none in the land, — wretched men starved with hunger. * * Never was there more misery, and never acted heathens worse than these." See...
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A school history of the British empire, Part 1

1866
...put sharp stones in it, and crushed the man therein, so that they broke all his limbs. Then was corn dear, and flesh, and cheese, and butter, for there was none in the land, — wretched men starved with hunger — some lived on alms who had been erewhile rich; some fled the country — never...
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The History of the Borough, Castle, and Barony of Alnwick, Volume 1

George Tate - Alnwick (England) - 1866
...day's journey nor ever shouldest thou find a man seated in a town or its lands tilled. Then was corn dear and flesh and cheese and butter, for there was none in the land—wretched men starved with hunger—some lived on alms, who had been ere while rich; some fled...
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Ireland for the Irish: A Practical, Peacable and Just Solution of the Irish ...

Henry O'Neill - Land tenure - 1868 - 120 pages
...journey nor ever shouldest thou. find a man seated in a town, or its lands tilled. " Then was corn dear, and flesh, and cheese, and butter, for there was none in the land — wretched men starved with hunger — some lived on alms who had been erewhile rich : some fled the country — never...
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Ireland for the Irish: A Practical, Peacable and Just Solution of the Irish ...

Henry O'Neill - Land tenure - 1868 - 120 pages
...day's journey nor ever shouldest thou find a man seated in a town, or its lands tilled. " Then was corn dear, and flesh, and cheese, and butter, for there was none in the land—wretched men starved with hunger—some lived on alms who had been erewhile rich : some fled...
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History of the Norman Kings of England: From a New Collation of the ...

Thomas Cobbe - Great Britain - 1869 - 387 pages
...terror reigned. If two or three men came riding, all the township fled before them. ' Then was corn dear and flesh and cheese and butter, for there was none in the laud.' Thou mightest walk a whole clay's journey nor ever shouldest thou find a man seated in a town...
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History of England from the death of 'Edward the confessor' to the death of John

1874
...day's journey, nor ever shouldest thou find a man seated in a town, or its lauds tilled. Then was corn dear, and flesh, and cheese, and butter, for there was none in the land — wretched men starved with hunger — some lived on alms who had been erewhile rich ; some fled the country,' [especially...
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Elements of the history of England

1875 - 172 pages
...tortured them with pains unspeakable. Many thousands they exhausted with hunger. Then was corn dear, and cheese and butter, for there was none in the land. Wretched men starved with hunger; some lived on alms who before were rich : some fled the country. Never was more...
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THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF ENGLAND

JOSHUA TOULMIN SMITH - 1876
...day's journey and shouldest never find a man sitting (dwelling) in a town or land tilled. Then was corn dear, and flesh, and cheese, and butter, for there...none in the land. Wretched men died of hunger; some took to alms who were one time rich men ; some fled out of the land ; never yet was more wretchedness...
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England a Continental Power, 1066-1216

Louise Creighton - Great Britain - 1876 - 68 pages
...tortured them with pains unspeakable. Many thousands they exhausted with hunger. Then was corn dear, and cheese and butter, for there was none in the land. Wretched men starved with hunger; some lived on alms who before were rich : some fled the country. Never was more...
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