Herenuma

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Gān tō: þurhfōr, sēcan
Bryttisce cempan mid Argentiniscum herenumum in Stanleag Hyð, 1982
Germanisc herenuman in Flæmingalande, 1917

Herenuma is mann þone feondþreat hæfþ in wige genumen. He is be fiende in clūstore geheald oþ swylce gūð is beendod.

Ingeardagum wæron herenuman in sārwrace gehealden; Crēcas and Rōmware geþeowed hiera numan and þās þrǣlas in hæftedome healdon oð dēaþe and in manigum yldum mōt man slēan hiera herenuman oððe hie in dimhūse healdan. In ingewinne geþrangon ælc healf hiere andsacan swa swa swican.

Rīce heoldaþ genuman feohtan and oðer fæst in clome for sundrum gerādum, rihtum and unrihtum. Hit heoldaþ herenuman sundorlice of feohtan giet on þæm wælfelde þe swylce numan mōtan hie aliesan and hie sendan hām ongean in ge-fædlícum wīse æfter gūþe ende. Geald heoldþ hit hie þe hit mōt swutelan his cræft in sige. Rīce wille gewitnan oððe gecwylman his gefangen menn, oððe sēcan mæl wiþ him for wigfirnum. Rīces mōt hie exploit them for their labour, to recruit or even conscript hie on þæs rīces āgan healf, to gadrienne cūþe of him, and to giefenne in hie nīwe lār and liefe in hiere rīcecræft oððe ǣfæstnesse.

Todæg be irmenforemæle eall rīce weddiað ðe hie ne sceal mistūcian herenuman ac healdan him oð friþtīd and him āliesan.