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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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Source-book of English History: For the Use of Schools and Readers

Elizabeth Kimball Kendall - Great Britain - 1900 - 483 pages
...dayls-joiirney nor ever shouldest thou find a man seated in a town, or its lands tilled. Then was eem-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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A Short History of England for School Use

Katharine Coman, Elizabeth Kimball Kendall - Great Britain - 1901 - 424 pages
...day's journey, and thou shouldst never find a man sitting in a town or the land tilled. Then was corn dear, and flesh, and cheese, and butter ; for there...the land. Wretched men died of hunger ; some went seeking alms who at one while were rich men ; some fled out of the land." Civil War. — The wretched...
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A History of Police in England

William Lauriston Melville Lee - Police - 1901 - 416 pages
...Full heavy year 1 This fine was called the " Murdrum." was this." And again, " 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 had been erewhile rich : some fled the country, never...
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The Scotch-Irish: Or, The Scot in North Britain, North Ireland ..., Volume 1

Charles Augustus Hanna - Genealogy - 1902
...day's journey nor ever shouldst 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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The Historians' History of the World: England to 1485

Henry Smith Williams - World history - 1904
...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 the country — never...
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A School History of England

Harmon Bay Niver - Great Britain - 1904 - 406 pages
...reduced to starvation and were obliged to ride many miles before they could obtain food. " Then was corn dear, and flesh and cheese and butter, for there was none in the land ; wretched men starved ; some lived on alms, who had before been rich. Some fled from the country. Never was there...
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The Historians' History of the World: England to 1485

Henry Smith Williams - World History - 1904
...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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The Political History of England, Volume 2

William Hunt, Reginald Lane Poole - Great Britain - 1905
...them in dungeons in which were adders, and snakes, and toads, and killed them so. ... Then was corn dear, and flesh, and cheese, and butter; for there...in the land. Wretched men died of hunger; some went seeking alms who at one while were rich men; some fled out of the land. Never yet had more wretchedness...
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The Political History of England ...: Adams, G.B. From the Norman conquest ...

William Hunt, Reginald Lane Poole - Great Britain - 1905
...them in dungeons in which were adders, and snakes, and toads, and killed them so. ... Then was corn dear, and flesh, and cheese, and butter; for there...the land. Wretched men died of hunger ; some went seeking alms who at one while were rich men ; some fled out of the land. Never yet had more wretchedness...
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Essentials in medieval and modern history: (from Charlemagne to the present day)

Samuel Bannister Harding, Albert Bushnell Hart - History, Modern - 1905 - 612 pages
...nineteen years that Stephen was king, and ever grew worse and worse. . . . Then was corn [ie wheat] 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...
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