Event: FlightAnonymi 1746-others.flight from battle
||Anonymi 1746 (the sons of Odda) were the first to flee after Byrhtnoth 1 had been killed; Godric 12 then fled the battle as did his brothers, Godwine 13 and Godwig 1. Indeed, more men than was fitting fled to save their lives.
The poet says that it was not at all fitting for these men to flee if they recalled all of the favours that Byrhtnoth 1 had done for their benefit.
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(The sons of Odda 6 who were the first to flee after Byrhtnoth 1 had been killed)
(He fled from the battle of Maldon after Byrhtnoth 1 had been killed) : He leapt on to the horse that his lord (Byrhtnoth 1) had owned, which was highly improper.
(Brother of Godric 12; warrior at the Battle of Maldon) : He sought the woods in order to save his life.
(Brother of Godric 12; warrior at Maldon) : He sought the woods in order to save his life.
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