There were many deaths at the battle of Brunanburh.
Battle of Brunanburh (937)/
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937 ACD, <937> B, 938 G: at the battle of Brunanburh
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(Northern and Scottish warriors killed at Brunanburh) : The enemy fell, the people of the Scots and the ship-warriors (Anonymi 1527), doomed to die. Many a man lay dead, northern men shot over their shields, likewise the Scottish.
(West Saxons forces at Brunanburh) : The West Saxons with their troops (Anonymi 1528) pursued the hostile people and cut them (Anonymi 1527) down from behind with their swords sharpened on the grindstone.
(Mercian forces at Brunanburh) : Five young kings (Anonymi 1529) lay dead on the battlefield, pierced by the sword.