What does battle of maldon mean?

battle of maldon meaning in General Dictionary

a fight where the Danes defeated the Saxons in 991; celebrated in a classic English poem

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The earldom in the 10th century apparently included several other counties, and its most famous holder was the ealdorman Brihtnoth, who fell at the battle of Maldon in 991.

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