English Surnames: And Their Place in the Teutonic Family

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G. Routledge & Company, 1858 - Names, Personal - 429 pages
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Page 97 - Let fall thy blade on vulnerable crests ; I bear a charmed life, which must not yield To one of woman born.
Page 275 - These were the first ships of Danish men which sought the land of the English nation.
Page 16 - Duding Hatte, the son of Wifus, is settled at Wealadene ; and Ceolmund Hatte, the son of Dunne, is also settled there ; and...
Page 114 - Hnaef Ruled the Hokings" and in other poems, some by Beowulf. Mr. Kemble, referring to these people in the Archaeological Journal, says that Hoce is "a really mythical personage, the heros eponymus of the Frisian Tribe, the founder of the Hocings and a progenitor of the imperial race of Charlemagne.
Page 98 - Celebrant carminibus antiquis (quod unum apud illos memoriae et annalium genus est) Tuistonem deum terra editum, et filium Mannum, originem gentis conditoresque.
Page 104 - Sheaf), and received as a prodigy by the people of that country and carefully fostered. When he reached manhood he reigned in the town which was then called Slaswic but now Haithebi.
Page 283 - Of the two patronymic forms, ing and son, the former is more properly Germanic and the latter Scandinavian. The form ing was discontinued about the time of the Conquest (1066), and consequently all the names in which it appears are carried back to Anglo-Saxon times. (In some few cases, the termination ing may be local, from ing, a meadow, and not a patronymic...
Page 281 - Auleev (Olaf), Manus (Magnus), and others. It is even asserted that among the families of the Dublin merchants are still to be found descendants of the old Norwegian merchants formerly so numerous in that city. The names of families adduced in confirmation of this, as Harrold (Harald), Iver (Ivar), Cotter or Mac Otter (Ottar), and others, which are genuine Norwegian names, corroborate the assertion...
Page 109 - Himmelsgegend beschreibend, sagt: lo there (quod he), cast up thine eye, se yondir, lo, the galaxie, the whiche men clepe the milky way, for it is white, and some parfay, ycallin it han Watlingestrete, that onis was brente with the hete whan 1hat the sunn is sonne the rede, which that hite Phaeton wolde lede algate his fathirs carte and gie.
Page 270 - ... explain it, but I must call attention to the fact that it occurs in the ancient genealogy of the kings of Lindissi, among the names of Woden's descendants. They were probably Mercians, Flor. Wig. a. 677. If Biscop were a descendant of that race, stirps nobilis Anglorum indeed, Benedictus may have been only an additional name derived from his familiarity with, and frequent pilgrimages to Rome.

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