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Captives and Feuds, 877 A.D. (Earleywood 2017)

An Englisc viewpoint At Wareham peace was sworn by solemn oaths from the Danes upon their holy ring, and hostages were given to Alfred the king: but the heathen proved forsworn, and fled towards Exeter. So Alfred sent for the hostages to be brought to him for hanging – for what other use is there […]

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