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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

Sep 825 Battle of Ellendun aka Wroughton

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

Battle of Ellendun aka Wroughton

Wessex

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

Battle of Ellendun aka Wroughton

Mercia

Beornwulf King Mercia defeated

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England

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Danish Invasion

02 Jul 866 Battle of Brissarthe

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

Battle of Brissarthe

Franks

Robert "Strong" King West Francia [36] killed

Ranulf Poitiers I Duke Aquitaine [46] killed

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

Battle of Brissarthe

Breton-Vikings

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England

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Danish Invasion

31 Dec 870 Battle of Englefield

A victory for the Anglo-Saxons.

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

Battle of Englefield

English

Æthelwulf of Berkshire Mercia Earldorman Berkshire [45]

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

Battle of Englefield

Vikings

Sidrac Unknown killed

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

04 Jan 871 Battle of Reading

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

Battle of Reading

Vikings

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

Battle of Reading

English

Alfred "The Great" King England [22]

Æthelred King Wessex [24]

Æthelwulf of Berkshire Mercia Earldorman Berkshire [46] killed

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

08 Jan 871 Berkshire: Battle of Ashdown

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

Battle of Ashdown

English

Alfred "The Great" King England [22]

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

Battle of Ashdown

Vikings

Bagsecg Unknown killed

Halfdan Ragnarsson

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

22 Jan 871 Old Basing: Battle of Basing

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

Battle of Basing

Vikings

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

Battle of Basing

English

Æthelred King Wessex [24]

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

c 22 Mar 871 Battle of Marton

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

Battle of Marton

Vikings

Halfdan Ragnarsson

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

Battle of Marton

English

Alfred "The Great" King England [22]

Æthelred King Wessex [24]

Heahmund Wessex Bishop Sherborne killed

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England

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Danish Invasion

23 Apr 871 Alfred "The Great" Becomes King of England

Alfred "The Great" King England [22] succeeded King England: Wessex

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England

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c 12 May 878 Battle of Edington

At which Alfred finally succeeds in defeating the Danes. Guthrum, the defeated Danish King agreed to be converted to Christianity and was baptised three weeks after the battle.

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England

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Danish Invasion

Battle of Edington

English

Alfred "The Great" King England [29]

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

Battle of Edington

Vikings

Guthrum Unknown

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England

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Danish Invasion

a 12 May 878 Treaty Wedmore

c Aug 878 Alfred "The Great" King England [29] signed

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England

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Danish Invasion

937 Battle of Brunanburh

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England

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Battle of Brunanburh

England

937 Ælfwine Wessex killed

937 Æthelwine Wessex killed

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England

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Danish Invasion

Battle of Brunanburh

Vikings

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

13 Dec 902 East Anglia: Battle of the Holme

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England

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Battle of the Holme

Danes

Eohric King East Anglia killed

Oscetel Wessex killed

Ysopa Wessex killed

Brihtsige Wessex killed

Æthelwold Wessex killed

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England

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Danish Invasion

Battle of the Holme

England

Sigehelm Kent killed

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

01 Aug 939 Battle of Trans-la-Forêt

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

Battle of Trans-la-Forêt

Brittany

Alan "Twisted Beard" Poher II Duke Brittany [39]

Judicael Berengar Penthièvre I Count Rennes

Hugh Maine II Count Maine [19]

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

Battle of Trans-la-Forêt

Vikings

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

950 Battle of Carno

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

Battle of Carno

Sons of Idwal

Idwal "Ieuaf aka Junior" Aberffraw

Iago ap Idwal Aberffraw [8]

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

Battle of Carno

Sons of Hywel

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

954 Llanrwst: Battle of Llanwrst

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

Battle of Llanwrst

Sons of Idwal

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

Battle of Llanwrst

Sons of Hywel

Edwin ap Hywel King Deheubarth

Rhodri ap Hywel King Deheubarth

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

980 Battle of Anglesey

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

Battle of Anglesey

Gwynedd

Hywel ap Ieuaf King Gwynedd

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

Battle of Anglesey

Viking

Gofraid mac Arailt Ivar

Custennin ab Iago Aberffraw killed

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England

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Danish Invasion

13 Nov 1002 St. Brice's Day Massacre

At which Æthelred "Unready" II King England ordered the killing of all Danes living in England. Evidence remains scanty although the is some evidence of a massacre in Oxford.

Æthelred "Unready" II King England [36] ordered

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England

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Danish Invasion

a 23 Apr 1016 Coronation of Edmund Ironside

Edmund "Ironside" I King England was crowned I King England: Wessex

Ælfstan aka Lyfing Unknown Archbishop Canterbury presided

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

1017 Coronation of Cnut

Canute aka Cnut King England [22] was crowned King England: Denmark

Ælfstan aka Lyfing Unknown Archbishop Canterbury presided

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

c 1018 Carham on Tweed: Battle of Carham

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

Battle of Carham

Scotland and Strathclyde

Malcolm I King Scotland [64]

Owen "The Bald" Strathclyde

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England

Pre-Norman England

Danish Invasion

Battle of Carham

England

Eadwulf Cudel Northumbria Earl Bernicia

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England

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Danish Invasion

1039 Battle of Rhyd-y-groes

1039 Edwine Mercia died