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  • The manor of Cheddar was a royal demesne in Saxon times, and the witenagemot was held there in 966 and 968.
  • Here also a witenagemot was summoned in 997.
  • It is probable that this arrangement was definitely sanctioned by the witenagemot, to guard against the danger of a disputed succession should iEthelred fall in battle.
  • Of the action of the witenagemot we do not hear very much under Alfred.
  • Later the Witenagemot met here, and it is the traditional scene of the meeting of 'Ethelred and Olaf the Dane.

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