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date: 22 September 2019

Byrhtnoth [Brihtnoth]locked

(d. 991)
  • Richard Abels


Byrhtnoth [Brihtnoth] (d. 991), magnate and soldier, was the hero of the battle of Maldon. His family origins are obscure, although his wealth, connections, and office imply noble birth. His name appears as Byrhtnoth in the poem The Battle of Maldon, which names ...

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Transactions of the Royal Historical Society
D. Whitelock, D. C. Douglas, & S. I. Tucker, eds. and trans., (1961)
Camden Society