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“Danegeld” 991 For centuries our sadly fated Towns by them were devastated.A Humorous History of England|C. Harrison
What could the statesmen, who were hoping to correct the assessment of the danegeld, make of so vague a statement?Domesday Book and Beyond|Frederic William Maitland
He freed the church from the payment of Danegeld, and all services to the Crown.Old and New London|Walter Thornbury
Various conjectures have been hazarded, and the unit is undoubtedly older than the Danegeld.
It may fairly be said to have stood to the danegeld in the relation of rates to taxes.