Event: Battle, HostilityAnonymi 2538.hostilities at Holme
||Hostilities began at Holme against the eastern enemy. Afterwards the barbarians (Anonymi 2538) were the victors.
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||... bella parantur Holme in loco contra orientalem ... cladem ...
|Date from Source
||Five days after the feast of the Holy Mother [= ?8 December]; the customary passage of the years had been twice fulfilled [after] the number of years completed since the birth of Christ was fully the nine-hundredth.
*@Campbell 1962, p. 62, records Holme as an 'unidentified place in Kent'.
*@Campbell 1962, p. 52 n. 2 comments of the feast date: 'The Feast of the Immaculate Conception, 8 Dec., would seem to be intended, see Wainwright, EHR, lx, 390-1.'
*Ęthelweard 23 and the Mercian Register are in agreement here on the place-name.
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