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Unformatted text preview: his account given by Wallingford, though he stands single, must be admitted as the only true one. We are told, that the name Lurdane, lord Dane, for an idle lazy fellow, who lives at other people’s expence, came from the conduct of the Danes, who were put to death. But the English princes had been intirely masters for several generations; and only supported a military corps of that nation. It seems probable, therefore, that it was these Danes only that were put to death. [o]There were 243,600 hydes in England. Consequently the ships equipped must be 785. The cavalry was 30,450 men. [p]W. Malm. p. 72. In one of these sieges, Canute diverted the course of the Thames, and by that means brought his ships above London bridge. [q]Chron. Sax. p. 151. W. Malmes. p 73. [r]W. Malmes. p. 73. Higden, p. 275. [s]W. Malm. p. 74. [t]Chron. Sax. p. 154. W. Malm. p. 76. [u]H. Hunt. p. 365. Ypod. Neustr. p. 434. Hoveden. p. 438. Chron. Mailr. p. 156. Higden, p. 277. Chron. St. Petri di Burgo, p. 39. Sim. Dun. p. 179. Abbas Rieval. p. PLL v5 (generated January 22, 2010) 343 http://oll.libertyfund.org/title/695 Online Library of Liberty: The History of England, vol. 1 366, 374. Brompton, p. 935. Gul. Gem. lib. 7. cap. 11. Matth. West. p. 209. Flor. Wigorn. p. 622. Alur. Beverl. p. 118. [w]Spellm. Glossary in verbo Hocday. [x]Anglia Sacra, vol. I. p. 237. [y]Higden, p. 277. [z]Ingulf, p. 62. [a]Ibid. [b]Chron. Sax. p. 161. [c]W. Malm. p. 80. [d]Chron. Sax. p. 157. [e]W. Malm. p. 80. Higden, p. 277. Abbas Rieval. p. 366, 377. Matth. West. p. 221. Chron. Thom. Wykes, p. 21. Anglia Sacra, vol. I. p. 241. [f]Chron. Sax. p. 163. W. Malm. p. 81. Higden, p. 279. [g]Chron. Sax. p. 163. W. Malm. p. 81. [h]Sim. Dun. p. 186 [i]Chron. Sax. p. 166. [k]Ibid. [NOTE [E]]The ingenious author of the article godwin, in the Biographia Britannica, has endeavoured to clear the memory of that nobleman, upon the supposition, that all the English annals had been falsified by the Norman historians after the conquest. But that this supposition has not much foundation, appears hence, that almost all these historians have given a very good character of his son Harold, whom it was much more the interest of the Norman cause to blacken. [l]Brompton, p. 948. [m]W. Malm. p. 79. Hoveden, p. 443. Chron. Mailr, p. 158. Buchanan, p. 115. edit. 1715. [n]Ingulf, p. 68. [o]Brompton, p. 910. [p]W. Malm. p. 95. PLL v5 (generated January 22, 2010) 344 http://oll.libertyfund.org/title/695 Online Library of Liberty: The History of England, vol. 1 [q]Ypod. Neust. p. 452. [r]W. Malm. p. 95. Gul. Gemet. lib. 7. cap. 1. [s]W. MaIm. p. 97. [t]Hoveden, p. 442. Ingulf, p. 65. Chron. Mailr. p. 157. Higden, p. 279. [u]Ingulf, p. 68. Gul. Gemet. lib. 7. cap. 31. Order. Vitalis, p. 492. [w]Wace, p. 459, 460. MS. penes Carte, p. 354. W. Malm. p. 93. H. Hunt. p. 366. Hoveden, p. 449. Brompton, p. 947. [x]Order. Vitalis, p. 492. [NOTE [F]]The whole story of the transactions between Edward, Harold, and the duke of Normandy, is told so differently by the ancient writers, that there a...
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