The Capture of the Five Boroughs

Verse Indeterminate Saxon

Her Eadmund cyning,     Engla þeoden,
mæcgea mundbora,     Myrce geeode,
dyre dædfruma,     swa Dor scadeþ,
Hwitanwyllesgeat     and Humbra ea,
5brada brimstream.     Burga fife,
Ligoraceaster     and Lincylene
and Snotingaham,     swylce Stanford eac
and Deoraby.     Dæne wæran æror
under Norðmannum     nyde gebegde
10on hæþenra     hæfteclommum
lange þrage,     oþ hie alysde eft
for his weorþscipe     wiggendra hleo,
afera Eadweardes,     Eadmund cyning.