Dorsetshire: its vestiges, Celtic, Roman, Saxon, and Danish. Also adapted as an index to the Illustrated map (Google eBook)

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1865
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Page 56 - A. 877. This year the army came to Exeter from Wareham ; and the fleet sailed round westwards : and then a great storm overtook them at sea, and there one hundred and twenty ships were wrecked at Swanwich. And king Alfred with his forces rode after the army which was mounted, as far as Exeter; and they were unable to overtake them before they were within the fortress, where they could lot be come at.
Page 55 - This year a great hostile fleet came to the WestWelsh, and they united together, and made war upon Ecgbryht king of the West- Saxons.
Page 20 - Stone. It is ten feet long, five feet broad, and about two feet thick,* and lies on the ground, having fallen from its upright position time out of mind. Half-a-mile farther, on the Common, Hutchins records the existence of several stones which may have formed another circle. His words are — " On the right hand of the road, are two large erect stones, four feet high; and, about five or six paces from them, two more; one about two feet high, the other broken off close to the ground. Near them is...
Page iii - ... connected, care being taken at the same time to identify, and indicate, their several sites. The result is that they are now, for the first time, presented under such a simple synoptical arrangement, illustrated by a Map, and explained by an Index, adapted to its sectional arrangement—yet complete in itself—that without fear of going astray, the Antiquary may, by their aid, direct his steps to every particular site he wishes to inspect.
Page 53 - This has just been issued under the title of a Treatise on the Local Nomenclature of the Anglo Saxons, as exhibited in the Codex Diplomaticus &vi Saxonici, translated from the German of Professor H.

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