|King Sweyn (Cnut's father) invading England 1013 ~ WIkipedia|
"To the Bridge," he yelled. King Cnut knew that if they could hold the Bridge, then they could hold the kingdom. King Æthelred would have to pass under the bridge if he had any chance of winning this battle. King Cnut prayed to God that King Æthelred would keep coming, for he had one heck of a surprise for him.
|A typical Viking shield ~ Wikipedia|
|Æthelred in an early thirteenth-century copy of the Abingdon Chronicle ~ Wikipedia|
|King Cnut defending London Bridge ~ Wikipedia|
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(Book 4 of The Du Lac Chronicles)
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