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This ransom was first paid during the reign of Aethelred the Unready to prevent Danish attack



15 April, 1053

Earl Godwin of Wessex dies, and is succeeded by his son Harold

Harold would go on to become king when Edward the Confessor died, only to be defeated by William the Conqueror

This king hid in an oak tree after defeat at the Battle of Worcester in 1651



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