One of the Hunnish warriors (full soon that happed) marked that the door was guarded.
It happed them, as doth among folk, the one to cast the mind to the other.
I thought haply thou wouldst be at some such saucy trick, and I made Alice promise to let me know when it happed.
"Yes," laughed Brian, and related what had happed at Bertragh.
Then came his warrior's, who had witnessed what there had happed upon the lookout.
By the way, I wonder what has happed to those heavenly twins?
And it happed so that Alisander had never grace nor fortune to come to King Arthur's court.
Then they fared home to the farm, and told the bonder what had happed.
They happed to have hit upon the same saloon that Wyck patronised.
So it happed there was a duke that hight Ansirus, and he was of the kin of Sir Launcelot.
c.1200, "chance, a person's luck, fortune, fate;" also "unforeseen occurrence," from Old Norse happ "chance, good luck," from Proto-Germanic *khapan (source of Old English gehæp "convenient, fit"), from PIE *kob- "to suit, fit, succeed" (cf. Old Church Slavonic kobu "fate, foreboding, omen," Old Irish cob "victory"). Meaning "good fortune" is from early 13c.
"to happen," mid-14c., from hap (n.) "chance."