Vikings invade Devon (25 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

A fleet of ships landed a Viking army in Devon. Egbert, king of Wessex, fought the Vikings at Carhampton but was defeated by the invaders.

Citation:
Editors. "Vikings invade Devon". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=6934, accessed 05 December 2016.]