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Alcuin Alfred ancient Anglo-Saxon Anglo-Saxon Britain appear archbishop army authority barons battle became become Bede bishop Bretwalda British Britons C"AP Caesar Canterbury Canute century Ceolwulf Chap chief Christian Chron church civil clergy common Conqueror Conquest court crown Cyneheard Cynewulf Danes Danish disposed Druids ealdorman earl East Anglia ecclesiastical Edward Egbert enemy England English Ethelbert Ethelred fact favour feeling followed Gaul hands Harold heathen Hengist Henry Heptarchy Hist influence island Kent king king's kingdom known land Lanfranc language learning less liberty lord manner Mercia military monks nation natives nature Nennius nobles Norman Normandy Northmen Northumbria parliament passed persons Picts pope possessed priest prince provinces race reign relation religion religious Roman Rome Saxon Scots seen South Saxons spirit Strabo supposed sword Tacitus tallage territory thanes tion towns usage villein Vortigern Welsh Wessex Wilfrid William worship
Page 452 - That those whom you call'd fathers did beget you. Be copy now to men of grosser blood. And teach them how to war. And you, good yeomen, Whose limbs were made in England, show us here The mettle of your pasture...
Page 636 - CHARICLES ; a Tale illustrative of Private Life among the Ancient Greeks : with Notes and Excursuses. New Edition. Post Svo.
Page 147 - Thames, and the crews landed and took Canterbury and London by storm, and put to flight Beorhtwulf, king of the Mercians, with his army, and then went south over the Thames into Surrey ; and there king...
Page 7 - They subsist by their cattle, leading for the most part a wandering life. Of the metals they have tin and lead, which with skins they barter with the merchants for earthenware, salt, and brazen vessels.
Page 375 - ... to make his eldest son a knight, and once to marry his eldest daughter ; and for this there shall be only paid a reasonable aid.
Page 611 - But it is much otherwise with a king whose government is political, because he can neither make any alteration or change in the laws of the realm without the consent of the subjects, nor burthen them against their wills with strange impositions, so that a people governed by such laws as are made by their own consent and approbation enjoy their properties securely, and without the hazard of being deprived of them, either by the king or any older.
Page 483 - And ye shall understand, that I have put this book out of Latin into French, and translated it again out of French into English, that every man of my nation may understand it.
Page 452 - And you, good yeomen, Whose limbs were made in England, show us here The mettle of your pasture; let us swear That you are worth your breeding - which I doubt not, For there is none of you so mean and base That hath not noble lustre in your eyes. I see you stand like greyhounds in the slips, Straining upon the start.