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The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle records the first Viking raids on England 789 Context
The Vikings sack the island abbey of Lindisfarne, off the northeastern coast of England 793 Context
King Egbert of Wessex conquers Cornwall 815 Context
Ecgberht (Wessex) defeats Mercia 825 Context Note
Battle of Ellandun; Wessex becomes the dominant Anglo-Saxon kingdom 825 Context Note
Danes raid Kent 835 Context
Vikings invade Devon 836 Context Note
Battle of Hingston Down 838 Context Note
The Danes enter Thames estuary and march on Canterbury 851 Context
A great Danish Viking army invades East Anglia 865 Context Note
Wessex battles the Vikings; Danes occupy part of England 870 - 871 Context Note
King Alfred defeats the Danes at Edington; Peace of Wedmore concluded 878 Context Note
Alfred the Great reconquers London from the Danes 886 Context
The Danes begin raids on Sussex 895 Context
Beginnings of the English reconquest of the Danelaw 914 - 919 Context Note
Battle of Brunanburgh 937 Context Note
Edward the Martyr is assassinated 978 Context Note
Æthelred orders massacre of Danes 1002 Context Note
King Swein leads a Danish invasion of England 1003 Context Note
Battle of Hastings; the Norman Conquest 1066 - 1087 Context

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