Three months after the wedding, Ethelred attacks Egfrid’s men in Lindsey—the province my brother took from Mercia. Egfrid summons his chiefs. My brother, Elfwin, brings men from Deira.
My two brothers ride into battle, as my mother despairs. She has two sons fighting on one side—and a daughter held in suspicion by the enemy—and stays on her knees from dawn to dusk, scarcely pausing to rest.
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