Peace was made with King Edmund by the capture of King Anlaf, and a good deal later by the confirmation of King Raegenald, brother to Anlaf Godfreyson and cousin to Anlaf Sihtricson.
About two years later, however, both these kings were expelled by Edmund, and the whole of Northumbria was brought under his power.
Edmund Waller the poet owned the property of Hall Barn, and died here in 1687.
Edmund Burke had taken the subject races of India under the protection of his eloquence.
It is noteworthy that John Hampden and Edmund Burke both represented the borough.