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Is named by the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle as the king of the Danes killed at the battle of the Holme in 903 by the men of Kent. He had been persuaded by Aethelwald, atheling of Wessex and a fugitive, to take up his cause. William of Malmesbury recorded that he succeeded Guthrum, which would make his succession 890.

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