The Battle of Brunanburh

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src="images/AESC.gif"elstan cyning,eorla dryhten,
beorna beahgifa,& his broor eac,
Eadmund eling,ealdorlangne tir
geslogon t sccesweorda ecgum
ymbe Brunanburh.Bordweal clufan,
heowan heaolindehamora lafan,
afaran Eadweardes,swa him geele ws
from cneomgum,t hi t campe oft
wi lara gehwneland ealgodon,
hord & hamas.

Hettend crungun,
Sceotta leoda& scipflotan
fge feollan,feld dnnede
secgas hwate,sian sunne up
on morgentid,mre tungol,
glad ofer grundas,godes condel beorht,
eces drihtnes,o sio ele gesceaft
sah to setle.

src="images/THORN.gif"r lg secg mnig
garum ageted,guma norerna
ofer scild scoten,swilce Scittisc eac,
werig, wiges sd.Wesseaxe for
ondlongne dgeorodcistum
on last legdunlaum eodum,
heowan hereflemanhindan earle
mecum mylenscearpan.

Myrce ne wyrndon
heeardes hondpleganhlea nanum
e mid Anlafeofer ra gebland
on lides bosmeland gesohtun,
fge to gefeohte.Fife lgun
on am campstedecyninges giunge,
sweordum aswefede,swilce seofene eac
eorlas Anlafes,unrim heriges,
flotan & Sceotta.

src="images/THORN.gif"r geflemed wear
Normanna bregu,nede gebeded,
to lides stefnelitle weorode;
cread cnear on flot,cyning ut gewat
on fealene flod,feorh generede.
Swilce r eac se frodamid fleame com
on his cye nor,Costontinus,
har hilderinc,hreman ne orfte
mca gemanan;he ws his mga sceard,
freonda gefylledon folcstede,
beslagen t scce,& his sunu forlet
on wlstowewundun fergrunden,
giungne t gue.

Gelpan ne orfte
beorn blandenfeaxbilgeslehtes,
eald inwidda,ne Anlaf y ma;
mid heora herelafumhlehhan ne orftun
t heo beaduweorcabeteran wurdun
on campstedeculbolgehnastes,
garmittinge,gumena gemotes,
wpengewrixles,s hi on wlfelda
wi Eadweardesafaran plegodan.

Gewitan him a Normenngledcnearrum,
dreorig daraa laf,on Dinges mere
ofer deop wterDifelin secan,
& eft Iraland,wiscmode.

Swilce a gebroerbegen tsamne,
cyning & eling,cye sohton,
Wesseaxena land,wiges hremige.
Letan him behindanhrw bryttian
saluwigpadan,one sweartan hrfn,
hyrnednebban,& ane hasewanpadan,
earn ftan hwit,ses brucan,
grdigne guhafoc& t grge deor,
wulf on wealde.

Ne wear wl mare
on is eiglandefer gieta
folces gefylledbeforan issum
sweordes ecgum,s e us secga bec,
ealde uwitan,sian eastan hider
Engle & Seaxeup becoman,
ofer brad brimuBrytene sohtan,
wlance wigsmias,Weealas ofercoman,
eorlas arhwateeard begeatan.

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