||Cyneheard 3 offered Anonymi 2443 rewards and honours but they refused and continued fighting until all died except a British hostage (Anonymous 914).
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||<786>: after Cynewulf 4 had been killed
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(Ętheling; brother of King Sigeberht 4 of Wessex) : Cyneheard 3 offered the companions of Cynewulf 4 (Anonymi 2443) rewards and honours to assuage them on seeing their anger.
(Those fighting against Cynewulf 4 at Merantun in 786)
(Small band accompanying Cynewulf 4 at Merantun in 786) : Having heard this, those (Anonymi 2443) who were in the company of the king (Cynewulf 4) but each in his own quarters as they were always accustomed to be, made an attack. They desired death after the death of their lord nor did they pay attention to the promises but they fought as one and not a single one of them survived.
(British hostage at Merantun in 786) : A single British hostage (Anonymous 914) remained and he was afflicted with severe wounds.
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