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Ælmer was a frimdig geong broðer hwa gelifd at Malmsburgh bedehus, and lufd steoran locian. Behwil ða geateld eorlic tidan ðaes 11th gearhundred, hwen Britain was stil hildan uferseas þolian hildan, Vikingas oft cirican besettan wolde and anigwer insid gesmittan. Betweonan, wolde Elmer sweglum locian for bodung thingas tocuman ... and elswa utweg heolorian ...
An daeg, bruce Ælmer his afandung Greekisc godlore, namlic he dan tal of Daedalus, hwa gehyrd bi cyning Minos was for his maze in Crete tobildan. For hydels his maze gebeorgan, Minos then upgelocd Daedalus and his sunu Icarus, hwa ænlic forgefled by shafting hiersilfan flydgan leðer and wæx.