700-999 Anglo-Saxons and Vikings
Second Battle of Woden's Barrow
Battle of Ellendun
On Sep 825 Beornwulf King Mercia 822-826 (2) defeated Ecgberht, King of Wessex, at the Battle of Ellendun replacing Mercian with Wessex dominance over the Saxon Heptarchy. Sir Frank Stenton described it as 'one of the most decisive battles of English history'. The location of the battle is not known although a number of locations have been suggested: Wroughton, Wiltshire, Lydiard Park, Swindon, Wiltshire and Wilton, Wiltshire.
Battle of Brissarthe
On 02 Jul 866 Ranulf Poitiers I Duke Aquitaine 820-866 (46) and Robert "Strong" King West Francia 830-866 (36) were killed fighting the joint Breton-Viking army at the Battle of Brissarthe at Brissarthe.
Battle of Englefield
On 31 Dec 870 Aethelwulf Mercia Earldorman Berkshire 824-871 (45) defeated the Viking army at the Battle of Englefield at Englefield, Reading, Berkshire. The Viking Army retreated to Reading, Berkshire.
Sidrac Viking killed during the Battle of Englefield
Battle of Reading
Battle of Ashdown
Battle of Basing
Battle of Marton
Around 22 Mar 871 Halfdan Ragnarsson -877 defeated the Wessex army led by Aethelred King Wessex 847-871 (24) and Alfred "The Great" King England 849-899 (22) at the Battle of Marton. The location of 'Marton' is not known; suggestions include Marden, Wiltshire in Wiltshire and Winterborne St Martin, Dorset in Dorset.
Around 22 Mar 871 Heahmund Wessex Bishop Sherborne -871 killed during the Battle of Marton whilst fighting for the Wessex army.
Battle of Edington
Treaty of Wedmore
Battle of Brunanburh
In 937 Aethelstan I King Anglo-Saxons, I King England 894-939 (43) and his son Edmund I King England 921-946 (16) defeated the Scottish, Irish Viking and Strathclyde army at the Battle of Brunanburh.
Battle of the Holme
On 13 Dec 902 Aethelwold Wessex -902, Brihtsige Wessex -902, Ysopa Wessex -902, Oscetel Wessex -902 and Eohric King East Anglia -902 were killed at the Battle of the Holme in East Anglia, England when Aethelwold Wessex -902 was contesting his cousin's succession.
Battle of Trans-la-Forêt
On 01 Aug 939 Hugh Maine II Count Maine 920-991 (19) , Alan "Twisted Beard" Poher II Duke Brittany 900-952 (39) and Judicael Berengar Penthièvre I Count Rennes -978 defeated the Viking army at Battle of Trans-la-Forêt in Trans-la-Forêt freeing Brittany of Viking occupation and leading to the establishment of the Duchy of Brittany.
Battle of Carno
In 950 Iago ap Idwal Aberffraw 941-979 (8) and Idwal "Ieuaf aka Junior" Aberffraw -988, sons of Idwal ap Anaward "Foel aka Bald" King Gwynedd -942, defeated the sons of Hywel at the Battle of Carno at Carno, Radnorshire, Welsh March.
Battle of Llanwrst