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Ethelred II

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known as Ethelred the Unready. ?968--1016 ad, king of England (978--1016). He was temporarily deposed by the Danish king Sweyn (1013) but was recalled on Sweyn's death (1014)
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By the late 1930s, for instance, the Jamaica Progressive League-- an organization which Anderson supported and was set up by the aforementioned Unitarian minister Ethelred Brown and other Jamaican expats in New York--demanded self-government based on universal suffrage but many other organizations only demanded an extension of the franchise.
Also, the Spanish had fired on the English merchant ship Ethelred on 3 April in the area Marti and Gomez intended to go ashore.
To lure Ethelred into this hole, I laid a trail of Rice Krispie grains.
After Edgar's death, his sons Edward (by his first, deceased wife) and Ethelred (by his second, still living wife) both wanted the crown.
At the end of the 10th century the English Statutes of Ethelred required "Easterlings" (Eastern Europeans) to pay a tribute to King Ethelred that included ten pounds of pepper.
Born Violet Ethelred Krauth on the island of Trinidad, she moved to California during World War I with her mother and three siblings and followed her sister Jeanne Fenwick into show business.
The relations between Sir Ethelred and the Assistant Commissioner of Police, like those between Secret Agent Adolf Verloc and his wife Winnie depend on a refusal to understand, a willed ignorance.
99 [pounds sterling]) by Harriet O'Brien tells the story of the determined, manipulative and forceful woman who married and outlived two kings of England, Ethelred the Unready and Cnut.
The half-Danish sister of the Duke of Normandy and a descendant of Vikings, she would be Queen to two kings, Ethelred the Unready (who needed to ally with the Normans against Viking raiders) and later, the Danish Canute.
The tax can be traced back to the danegeld, which was introduced by King Ethelred in 911 to provide finance to bribe or fight the Danes.
Along with the fearsome tyrant Ethelred the Unready, a French maid, the warrior Eadric Longshaft, and Roger the agoraphobic priest, the newlyweds take the audience on an extraordinary coming of age adventure filled with crossdressing, adulterous love triangles, telekinesis and magic mushrooms.