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in about 454. which is the Year Usher approves of; the first body of them came under the Command of Hengist & Horsa Sons of Wigtgilsus great Grandson to Woden from whom all the Saxon Princes that compos'd the Heptarchy were discended; their number could not well exceed 1500. as they were transported in three flat bottom'd Vessels only; they first landed at Hypwinsfleat now Ebsfleet in the Isle of Thanet; they Soon routed the Picts beyond the Humber, which made the Natives very desirious to Give them Settlements; these observing the indolence & dissentions of the Britons soon got over 5000. more of their Countrymen with their Wives & Children, which were follow'd from time to time by others; this began to allarm the inhabitants when too late; for the Saxons now Strong enough, pick'd a quarrel with the Britons, & attack'd the provinces adjoining to their Settlements with Fire & Sword, who assembling their forces, fought several Battles with various Success; in one of which Horsa was kill'd; two Years after a decisive one happn'd near Darford,