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This year died Ethered, alderman of Mercia; and King Edward took to London, and to Oxofrd, and to all the lands that thereunto belonged. This year also came Ethelfleda, lady of the Mercians, on the holy eve called the invention of the holy cross, to Shergate, and built the fortress there, and the same year that at Bridgenorth.

(Ingram, p.78)