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" And the same year King Athelstan and Elchere the ealdorman fought on shipboard, and slew a great number of the enemy at Sandwich in Kent, and took nine ships, and put the others to flight ; and the heathen men, for the first time, remained over winter... "
The Anglo-Saxon chronicle. The chronicle of Florence of Worcester, with a ... - Page 40
by Anglo-Saxon chronicle, Florentius (Wigorniensis.) - 1853
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The Principles of English Constitutional History

Lucy Dale - Constitutional history - 1902 - 509 pages
...Ethelwulf 's sons, who reigned in turn, seem to have been of much avail ; and we read how, in 851, 'the heathen men for the first time remained over winter in Thanet,' and again, in 855, how they spent the winter in Sheppey. In point of fact, two very important means of...
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Readings in English History Drawn from the Original Sources: Intended to ...

Edward Potts Cheyney - Great Britain - 1908 - 781 pages
...made great slaughter and got the victory. And the same year King Athelstan and Elchere the ealdorman fought on shipboard, and slew a great number of the...Canterbury and London by storm, and put to flight Berhtwulf, King of the Mercians, with his army, and then went south over the Thames into Surrey ; and...
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Select Translations from Old English Prose

Albert Stanburrough Cook, Chauncey Brewster Tinker - Anglo-Saxon literature - 1908 - 296 pages
...there was great slaughter), and got the victory. And the same year King Athelstan and ^Elchere the earl fought on shipboard, and slew a great number of the...mouth of the Thames, and the crews landed, and took London and Canterbury by storm, and put to flight Berhtwulf, King of the Mercians, with his army, and...
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The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: Newly Translated by E. E. C. Gomme

Great Britain - 1909 - 315 pages
...et Dorseton. — F Lat. 9 Possibly Wembury near Plymouth. 10 Aldorman. — B, C. slew a great host [of the enemy] at Sandwich in Kent and took nine ships...to flight. And the heathen men for the first time settled over winter [in Thanet].1 And the same year came three hundred and fifty ships to the mouth...
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A History of England and the British Empire ...: To 1485

Arthur Donald Innes - Great Britain - 1913
...Aethelstan, king of Kent, presumably Aethelwulf's brother, ' brought fourteen ships and slew a great force at Sandwich in Kent, and took nine ships and put the...to flight. And the heathen men for the first time took up their quarters over winter in Thanet. And in the same year came three hundred and fifty ships...
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The Story of the British Navy

Harold Felix Baker Wheeler - 1922 - 383 pages
...read in the Chronicle that Aethelstan, King of Kent, " brought fourteen ships and slew a great force at Sandwich in Kent, and took nine ships and put the others to flight." This information is interesting because it introduces sea-power in defence, although in an extremely...
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