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Mierce (ēac hāteþ Myrce and Merce) wǣron cynerīce on Englum, ān þāra seofona þæs tīman. Hīe wǣron be Trentan ēa on middelum Englum. Be Mercum wǣron Norþhymbre, Pauia, Sūþwēala rīcu, Westseaxe, Sūþseaxe, Ēastseaxe, and Ēastenglas.

Heora forma cyning wæs Icel, and heora æftermest wæs Ælfwynn Cwēne, ac on þǣm 918. gēare wæs þæt rīce gefangen fram Ēadwearde Westseaxa, þe hæftode Ælfwynne. Æfter þǣm wǣron hīe synderlīce twegra mǣla selfwealdende: āne fram þǣm 955. gēare þǣr wearþ Ēadgār Merca cyning, and eft þæs 1016. gēares, þǣr fēng Cnut tō rīce.