Personal Information: otherMorcar 2
the most senior thegns in the Seven Boroughs
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||C: ... ža yldestan žegenas into Seofonburgum ...
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*@Swanton 1996, p. 146 n. 1 mentions: 'Stenton, Anglo-Saxon England, p. 383, note 1, suggests that this phrase [sc. 'Seven Boroughs'], which does not occur again, includes the five Danish boroughs of Lincoln, Stamford, Leicester, Nottingham and Derby (sc. Annals 942, 1013) with, in addition, Torksey (Lincolnshire), and probably York.'
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- Primary: Morcar 2
(Chief thegn of the Seven Boroughs, killed 1015)