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 Cedilla.Ceinture de la Reine. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cee’lict (St.)
 
or St. Calixtus, whose day is the 14th of October, the day of the Battle of Hastings.   1
   Brown Willis tells us there was a tablet once in Battle parish church with these words:   2
       
“This place of war is Battle called, because in battle here
Quite conquered and o’erthrown the English nation were.
This slaughter happenëd to them upon St. Ceelict’s day,” etc.
 


 Cedilla.Ceinture de la Reine. 

 
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