In 895, the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle records the movement of
Viking forces in Sussex around Chichester. There, they met
resistance from the local people who, according to the
Chronicle, "killed many hundreds of them [Danes], and
captured some of their ships".
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Fenton, Albert. "The Danes begin raids on Sussex". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 06 April 2016
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=6995, accessed 24 May 2018.]