sceacdōm

sceacdōm, m.n: flight, hurried departure. (SHEH-ahk-DOAM / ˈʃɛak-ˌdoːm)

Medieval manuscript image of a queen and her two young sons on a horse, pursued by a king and his men in armour wielding swords.
The flight of Queen Emma to Normandy with her two young sons in the Anglo-Norman verse Life of St Edward the Confessor. England, mid-13th century. Cambridge University Library, MS Ee.3.59, f. 4r. [cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk]

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