Hwiccas
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
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Hwiccas
Hwicceas, and Hwiccan [?] or [?] Hwicce [cf. Seaxe]; pl. The people of a small state which extended over Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, and part of Warwickshire Ðæt is geseted in Huicca mægþe in ðære stówe ðe mon háteþ Weogernaceaster it is situated in the province of the Hwiccas, in the place that is called, Worcester, Chart. Th. 28, 31. Férde ðá in Hwicca mægþe ðǽr wæs ðá Ósríc cyning divertit ad provinciam Huicciorum cut tunc rex Osric præfuit, Bd. 4, 23; S. 594, 22. Wilfrid is Hwicna biscop provinciæ Huicciorum Vilfrid episcopus, 5, 23; S. 646, 22. Ðý ilcan dæge rád Æþelmund aldorman of Hwiccium [Hwiccum MS. E.] ofer æt Cynemǽres forda. Ðá métte hine Weoxtan aldorman mid Wilsǽtum, Chr. 800; Erl. 60, 5. Seó cwén ðære nama wæs Æbbe on hire mægþe ðæt is on Hwyccum wæs gefullad regina nomine Eabæ in sua, id est, Huicciorum provincia fuerat baptizata, Bd. 4, 13; S. 582, 16.
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