Definition of Battle of brunanburh
1. Noun. A battle in 937 when Athelstan defeated the Scots.
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Literary usage of Battle of brunanburh
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1. History of the Norwegian People by Knut Gjerset (1915)
"... King Constantine returned to Scotland. An old English poet has described the battle in a well-known old song. 30. "THE battle of brunanburh" " Here King ..."
2. Source-book of English History: For the Use of Schools and Readers by Elizabeth Kimball Kendall (1900)
"The Battle of Brunanburh (937) Here Athelstan, king, of earls the lord, of heroes the bracelet-giver, and his brother eke, ..."