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Byrhtnoth (Byrhtnoþ, also spelled Byrhtnoð, Byrihtnoð, Brihtnoþ, Beorhtnoþ, Beorhtnoð, Baeorhtnoð; an Anglo-Saxon name composed of beorht "bright" and noth "courage") was the leader of the Anglo-Saxon defence force in the Battle of Maldon in 991.