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This Saxon leader resisted the Norman invasion from a base in the fens near present-day Ely
His nickname means 'wary'
He was known as 'The Exile' and 'The Outlaw' during his lifetime
This Day in British History
17 August, 1836
First Registrar-General of Births, Marriages and Deaths appointed. Marriages now allowed in non-conformist chapels