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Text #537

The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle
[p. 85]


A. 979. […] That same year was seen a bloody cloud, oftentimes, in the likeness of fire; and it was mostly apparent at midnight, and so in various beams was coloured; when it began to dawn, then it glided away.

Text #538

Florence of Worcester. Chronicle
[p. 107]


978 […] A meteor was seen all over England at midnight, which was sometimes the colour of blood, and at other times fiery; it afterwards formed rays of light of various colours, and disappeared about day-break.

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