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Hollinworth has the following: "After that Ethelred, King of the Northumbers, was slaine anno 794, there was an interregnum for thirty yeares, in which time this whole Province (wherein this towne must needes have its share) was made a prey and a laughing - stocke to its neigbors, saith William of Malmesbury." (P.22.)(7)