Battle of Brunanburh
Though the place where Edward the Elder and his brother Edmund stopped a combined Scottish-Viking army has not been identified as yet, the battle has become well known. The West-Saxon victory was praised in a poem which was written into the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle under the year 937.
These are the first 10 lines of the poem:
Her æþelstan cyning, eorla dryhten,
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