Battle of Maldon

  1. a battle in which the Danes defeated the Saxons in 991; celebrated in an old English poem
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  • The only people who had to abide by any duty of standing with their lord were the warriors as can be seen by the account of the Battle of Maldon.
  • We have in the "Battle of Maldon" a great patriotic poem, written about the "ealdorman" [H] of the East Angles, Byrthnoth, or Brihtnoth, who stood so valiantly against the Danes. Our Catholic Heritage in English Literature of Pre-Conquest Days
  • To recreate the scene, imagine the aftermath of the battle of Maldon restaged on the nursery ground's sodden and sticky turf: entire divisions of genial, man-shorted, smartphone-braying figures roiling giddily from bench to grass, many already on their knees, others entirely capsized. Sozzled - how English cricket got lost in drink | Barney Ronay
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