A great Danish Viking army invades East Anglia

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Historical Context Note

Thirty years of Danish raids on the east coast of England precede the arrival in East Anglia of a large army equipped for conquest, led by King Ivar the “Boneless” and King Halfdan.

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Editors. "A great Danish Viking army invades East Anglia". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
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