Vikings invade Devon

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Historical Context Note

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.

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Editors. "Vikings invade Devon". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=6934, accessed 24 November 2014.]