Anonymi 2242 (M/F) Vast hostile here called 'Thorkell 1's here' (1009-1012)

Factoid List

Personal Information (7)
ethnicity (2)
 ASC (C-F)  1010 CDE (the Danes)
 ASC (C-F)  1011 F(Lat.) (Danes)
other (3)
 ASC (C-F)  1009 CDEF(OE) (that innumerable hostile army)
 ASC (C-F)  1010 CDE (the mounted men)
 ASC (C-F)  1012 CDEF(OE and Lat.) (They were very very drunk [F(Lat.) adds: that day] because wine was brought there from the south.)
religion (2)
 ASC (C-F)  1009 F(Lat.) (a vast army of pagans)
 ASC (C-F)  1009 F(Lat.) (a vast army of pagans)
Occupation (8)
Army (4)
 ASC (C-F)  1009 F(Lat.)
 ASC (C-F)  1010 F(Lat.)
 ASC (C-F)  1011 F(Lat.)
 ASC (C-F)  1012 F(Lat.)
Here (4)
 ASC (C-F)  1009 CDEF(OE)
 ASC (C-F)  1010 CDEF(OE)
 ASC (C-F)  1011 CDEF(OE)
 ASC (C-F)  1012 CDEF(OE)
Possession (2)
 their ships: ASC (C-F)  1009 CDE
 their ships: ASC (C-F)  1010 CE
Event (45)
Assembly (1)
 Anonymi 2242.killing of Ælfheah 44: They [sc. Anonymi 2242] brought Ælfheah 44 to their assembly and put him to death on 19 April.: ASC (C-F)  1012 CDEF(OE and Lat.) (1012)
Battle (2)
 Anonymi 2242.battle with Anglo-Saxon forces: [F(Lat.): When (Anonymi 2242) came] the East Angles (Anonymi 2248) immediately fled but [the people of] Cambridgeshire (Anonymi 2250) stood firm. The Danes gained control of the place of slaughter.: ASC (C-F)  1010 CDE (1010)
 Anonymi 2242.frequent fighting at London: They [sc. Anonymi 2242] were often fighting against the burh at London but it remained unharmed and they always suffered injury.: ASC (C-F)  1009 CDE (1009)
Betrayal/oath-breaking (1)
 Anonymi 2242.entry into Canterbury through treachery: They [sc. Anonymi 2242] came into [Canterbury] through treachery because Ælfmær 9 betrayed it.: ASC (C-F)  1011 CDEF(OE and Lat.) (1011)
Burh - capture (3)
 Anonymi 2242.burning of Oxford: They [sc. Anonymi 2242] burned the burh [at Oxford].: ASC (C-F)  1009 CDEF(OE and Lat.) (1009)
 Anonymi 2242.entry into Canterbury through treachery: They [sc. Anonymi 2242] came into [Canterbury] through treachery because Ælfmær 9 betrayed it.: ASC (C-F)  1011 CDEF(OE and Lat.) (1011)
 Anonymi 2242.residency in Canterbury: They [sc. Anonymi 2242] were in that burh [sc. Canterbury] as long as they liked.: ASC (C-F)  1011 CDE (1011)
Burning (8)
 Anonymi 2242.burning en route to Tempsford: They [sc. Anonymi 2242] burned wherever they went.: ASC (C-F)  1010 CDE (1010)
 Anonymi 2242.burning of Cannings marsh: They [sc. Anonymi 2242] burned all that [sc. Cannings marsh].: ASC (C-F)  1010 CDE (1010)
 Anonymi 2242.burning of Northampton and environs: They [sc. Anonymi 2242] immediately burned down that port [of Northampton] and as much of its environs as they wished.: ASC (C-F)  1010 CDE (1010)
 Anonymi 2242.burning of Oxford: They [sc. Anonymi 2242] burned the burh [at Oxford].: ASC (C-F)  1009 CDEF(OE and Lat.) (1009)
 Anonymi 2242.burning of Thetford and Cambridge: They [sc. Anonymi 2242] burned down Thetford and Cambridge.: ASC (C-F)  1010 CDE (1010)
 Anonymi 2242.harrying and burning country [of East Angles]: [F(OE): They (sc. Anonymi 2242) had control of the East Angles (Anonymi 2248); F(Lat.): they (sc. Anonymi 2242) held East Anglia.] For three months they (Anonymi 2242) harried [CDE: the land] and burned.: ASC (C-F)  1010 CDEF(OE and Lat.) (1010)
 Anonymi 2242.harrying of South Saxons, Hampshire and Berkshire: From there [sc. the Isle of Wight] they [sc. Anonymi 2242] harried and burned everywhere among the South Saxons (Anonymi 2343) and Hampshire and also in Berkshire, as was their custom.: ASC (C-F)  1009 CDE (1009)
 Anonymi 2242.killing people (Anonymi 2252) and burning in fens: They [sc. Anonymi 2242] even went into the wild fens and killed men (Anonymi 2252) and cattle and burned throughout the fens.: ASC (C-F)  1010 CDEF(OE) (1010)
Capture (1)
 Anonymi 2242.capture of Ælfheah 44 and others: They [sc. Anonymi 2242] seized Ælfheah 44 and others. They permitted Ælfmær 10 to escape.: ASC (C-F)  1011 CDEF(OE and Lat.) (1011)
Defence (1)
 Anonymi 2242.frequent fighting at London: They [sc. Anonymi 2242] were often fighting against the burh at London but it remained unharmed and they always suffered injury.: ASC (C-F)  1009 CDE (1009)
Flight (2)
 Anonymi 2242.battle with Anglo-Saxon forces: [F(Lat.): When (Anonymi 2242) came] the East Angles (Anonymi 2248) immediately fled but [the people of] Cambridgeshire (Anonymi 2250) stood firm. The Danes gained control of the place of slaughter.: ASC (C-F)  1010 CDE (1010)
 Anonymi 2242.capture of Ælfheah 44 and others: They [sc. Anonymi 2242] seized Ælfheah 44 and others. They permitted Ælfmær 10 to escape.: ASC (C-F)  1011 CDEF(OE and Lat.) (1011)
Gafol payment (4)
 Anonymi 2242.dispersal: When tribute had been paid [F(Lat.) adds: that had been promised by the king (sc. Æthelred 32)] [CDE: and oaths of peace sworn], the here (Anonymi 2242) dispersed as widely as it had earlier been gathered [F(Lat.) substitutes: departed from England].: ASC (C-F)  1012 CDEF(OE and Lat.) (1012)
 Anonymi 2242.payment to them of tribute in AD 1012: [CDE: Eadric 35 and] the witan (Anonymi 2256) were in London until the tribute of 48,000 [EF(OE and Lat.) have: 8,000] pounds was completely paid after Easter.: ASC (C-F)  1012 CDEF(OE and Lat.) (1012)
 Anonymi 2243.payment of 3,000 pounds to Anonymi 2242: They [sc. the people of East Kent (Anonymi 2243)] paid them [sc. Anonymi 2242] three thousand pounds.: ASC (C-F)  1009 CDEF(OE and Lat.) (1009)
 Æthelred 32-Anonymi 2256.offer of peace to Anonymi 2242 to stop their harrying: Here in this year the king [sc. Æthelred 32] and his witan (Anonymi 2256) sent to the here (Anonymi 2242) and offered peace and promised tribute and provisions if they would desist from harrying.: ASC (C-F)  1011 (1011)
Horse-using/giving/acquisition/riding (1)
 Anonymi 2242.return of mounted men to ships: The mounted men [sc. of Anonymi 2242] rode back towards the ships.: ASC (C-F)  1010 CDE (1010)
Injury and wounding (1)
 Anonymi 2242.frequent fighting at London: They [sc. Anonymi 2242] were often fighting against the burh at London but it remained unharmed and they always suffered injury.: ASC (C-F)  1009 CDE (1009)
Invasion (1)
 Anonymi 2242.battle with Anglo-Saxon forces: [F(Lat.): When (Anonymi 2242) came] the East Angles (Anonymi 2248) immediately fled but [the people of] Cambridgeshire (Anonymi 2250) stood firm. The Danes gained control of the place of slaughter.: ASC (C-F)  1010 CDE (1010)
Journey (17)
 Anonymi 2242.crossing at Staines: They [sc. Anonymi 2242] crossed [F(Lat.) adds: the Thames] at Staines. Thus they continued all winter.: ASC (C-F)  1009 CDEF(OE and Lat.) (1009)
 Anonymi 2242.dispersal: When tribute had been paid [F(Lat.) adds: that had been promised by the king (sc. Æthelred 32)] [CDE: and oaths of peace sworn], the here (Anonymi 2242) dispersed as widely as it had earlier been gathered [F(Lat.) substitutes: departed from England].: ASC (C-F)  1012 CDEF(OE and Lat.) (1012)
 Anonymi 2242.journey to Cannings marsh: They [sc. Anonymi 2242] went from there [sc. Northampton] over the Thames to the West Saxons (Anonymi 2255) and then to Cannings marsh.: ASC (C-F)  1010 CDE (1010)
 Anonymi 2242.journey to Ipswich: Here in this year the here (Anonymi 2242) came [CDE: after Easter to the East Angles (Anonymi 2248) and landed] at Ipswich.: ASC (C-F)  1010 CDEF(OE and Lat.) (1010)
 Anonymi 2242.journey to Isle of Wight: The here (Anonymi 2242) travelled to [the Isle] of Wight.: ASC (C-F)  1009 CDE (1009)
 Anonymi 2242.journey to Kent: They (Anonymi 2242) went back to Kent after Martinmas [= 11 November].: ASC (C-F)  1009 CDE (1009)
 Anonymi 2242.journey to Northampton: Before St Andrew's Day [= 30 November] the here (Anonymi 2242) came to Northampton.: ASC (C-F)  1010 CDE (1010)
 Anonymi 2242.journey to Oxford: After midwinter they [sc. Anonymi 2242] made a foray through the Chilterns to Oxford.: ASC (C-F)  1009 CDEF(OE and Lat.) (1009)
 Anonymi 2242.journey to Thames: Afterwards they [sc. Anonymi 2242] went back south to the Thames.: ASC (C-F)  1010 CDE (1010)
 Anonymi 2242.journey to meet Ulfcytel 3: They [sc. Anonymi 2242] went directly to where they learned through enquiry Ulfcytel 3 was with his fierd (Anonymi 2249).: ASC (C-F)  1010 CDEF(OE and Lat.) (1010)
 Anonymi 2242.journey via various places to Tempsford: They [sc. Anonymi 2242] went west to Oxfordshire and from there into Buckinghamshire and then along the Ouse until they came to Bedford and then on to Tempsford.: ASC (C-F)  1010 CDE (1010)
 Anonymi 2242.return [from Oxford] to ships: They [sc. Anonymi 2242] made their way on both banks of the Thames towards their ships.: ASC (C-F)  1009 CDE (1009)
 Anonymi 2242.return of mounted men to ships: The mounted men [sc. of Anonymi 2242] rode back towards the ships.: ASC (C-F)  1010 CDE (1010)
 Anonymi 2242.return to ships in midwinter: When they [sc. Anonymi 2242] had gone as far as they wanted to, they came in midwinter to their ships [D substitutes: to Ripon].: ASC (C-F)  1010 CDE (1010)
 Anonymi 2242.return to ships with booty: They [sc. Anonymi 2242] then went back to the ships with their booty.: ASC (C-F)  1010 CDE (1010)
 Anonymi 2242.return to ships with Ælfheah 44: When they [sc. Anonymi 2242] had completely investigated the burh [sc. of Canterbury], they betook themselves to the ships and led the archbishop [sc. Ælfheah 44] with them.: ASC (C-F)  1011 CDEF(OE and Lat.) (1011)
 Anonymi 2242.taking of winter quarters on Thames: They [sc. Anonymi 2242] took their winter quarters on the Thames. They lived off the East Saxons (Anonymi 2246) and the shires that were nearest to both banks of the Thames.: ASC (C-F)  1009 CDE (1009)
Killing/murder (3)
 Anonymi 2242.killing of Ælfheah 44: They [sc. Anonymi 2242] brought Ælfheah 44 to their assembly and put him to death on 19 April.: ASC (C-F)  1012 CDEF(OE and Lat.) (1012)
 Anonymi 2242.killing of Æthelstan 55 and others: A number of named persons as well as many other good thegns [F(Lat.) has: the more noble of the East Angles] and countless people (Anonymi 2251) were killed there.: ASC (C-F)  1010 CDEF(OE and Lat.) (1010)
 Anonymi 2242.killing people (Anonymi 2252) and burning in fens: They [sc. Anonymi 2242] even went into the wild fens and killed men (Anonymi 2252) and cattle and burned throughout the fens.: ASC (C-F)  1010 CDEF(OE) (1010)
Military strategy (1)
 Anonymi 2242-Anonymi 2253.failure to engage militarily: The fierd (Anonymi 2253) failed to engage with Anonymi 2242 in several areas.: ASC (C-F)  1010 CDE (1010)
Mustering (3)
 Anonymi 2242.warning concerning fierd (Anonymi 2247) in London: They [sc. Anonymi 2242] were warned that a fierd against them was mustering in London.: ASC (C-F)  1009 CDEF(OE and Lat.) (1009)
 Anonymi 2247.mustering in London: A fierd (Anonymi 2247) gathered in London against them [sc. Anonymi 2242].: ASC (C-F)  1009 CDEF(OE and Lat.) (1009)
 Æthelred 32.summoning of all the people (Anonymi 2244): The king [sc. Æthelred 32] ordered all the people (Anonymi 2244) to be summoned out.: ASC (C-F)  1009 CDE (1009)
Overwintering (1)
 Anonymi 2242.taking of winter quarters on Thames: They [sc. Anonymi 2242] took their winter quarters on the Thames. They lived off the East Saxons (Anonymi 2246) and the shires that were nearest to both banks of the Thames.: ASC (C-F)  1009 CDE (1009)
Peace agreement (2)
 Anonymi 2243.peace agreement with Anonymi 2242: All the people of East Kent [F(Lat.) has: chief people of Kent] (Anonymi 2243) made peace with the here (Anonymi 2242).: ASC (C-F)  1009 CDEF(OE and Lat.) (1009)
 Æthelred 32-Anonymi 2256.offer of peace to Anonymi 2242 to stop their harrying: Here in this year the king [sc. Æthelred 32] and his witan (Anonymi 2256) sent to the here (Anonymi 2242) and offered peace and promised tribute and provisions if they would desist from harrying.: ASC (C-F)  1011 (1011)
Provisioning (1)
 Æthelred 32-Anonymi 2256.offer of peace to Anonymi 2242 to stop their harrying: Here in this year the king [sc. Æthelred 32] and his witan (Anonymi 2256) sent to the here (Anonymi 2242) and offered peace and promised tribute and provisions if they would desist from harrying.: ASC (C-F)  1011 (1011)
Raiding (4)
 Anonymi 2242.harrying and burning country [of East Angles]: [F(OE): They (sc. Anonymi 2242) had control of the East Angles (Anonymi 2248); F(Lat.): they (sc. Anonymi 2242) held East Anglia.] For three months they (Anonymi 2242) harried [CDE: the land] and burned.: ASC (C-F)  1010 CDEF(OE and Lat.) (1010)
 Anonymi 2242.harrying of South Saxons, Hampshire and Berkshire: From there [sc. the Isle of Wight] they [sc. Anonymi 2242] harried and burned everywhere among the South Saxons (Anonymi 2343) and Hampshire and also in Berkshire, as was their custom.: ASC (C-F)  1009 CDE (1009)
 Anonymi 2242.killing people (Anonymi 2252) and burning in fens: They [sc. Anonymi 2242] even went into the wild fens and killed men (Anonymi 2252) and cattle and burned throughout the fens.: ASC (C-F)  1010 CDEF(OE) (1010)
 Anonymi 2242.overunning of country: They [sc. Anonymi 2242] had overrun peoples and territory which are then listed.: ASC (C-F)  1011 CDEF(OE and Lat.) (1011)
Reporting (1)
 Anonymi 2242.warning concerning fierd (Anonymi 2247) in London: They [sc. Anonymi 2242] were warned that a fierd against them was mustering in London.: ASC (C-F)  1009 CDEF(OE and Lat.) (1009)
Residence (1)
 Anonymi 2242.residency in Canterbury: They [sc. Anonymi 2242] were in that burh [sc. Canterbury] as long as they liked.: ASC (C-F)  1011 CDE (1011)
Ship-building/shipwreck (1)
 Anonymi 2242.repair of ships in Kent: That Lent they [sc. Anonymi 2242] were in Kent and they refurbished their ships.: ASC (C-F)  1009 CDE (1009 x 1010)
Siege (2)
 Anonymi 2242.entry into Canterbury through treachery: They [sc. Anonymi 2242] came into [Canterbury] through treachery because Ælfmær 9 betrayed it.: ASC (C-F)  1011 CDEF(OE and Lat.) (1011)
 Anonymi 2242.siege of Canterbury: They [sc. Anonymi 2242] besieged Canterbury.: ASC (C-F)  1011 CDEF(OE and Lat.) (1011)
Skirmishing (1)
 Æthelred 32-Anonymi 2245.interception of Anonymi 2242: On one occasion the king [sc. Æthelred 32] intercepted them [sc. Anonymi 2242] with all the fierd (Anonymi 2245) when Anonymi 2242 wanted to go to their ships.: ASC (C-F)  1009 CDE (1009)
Factoids linked indirectly to Anonymi 2242 (4)
Occupation (1)
Ship of Anonymi 2242 (1)
 Anonymi 2266: ASC (C-F)  1012 CDEF(OE and Lat.)
Status (3)
Captive of Anonymi 2242 (2)
 Ælfheah 44: ASC (C-F)  1011 F(Lat.)
 Anonymi 2263: ASC (C-F)  1011 CDEF(OE and Lat.)
Prisoner of Anonymi 2242 (1)
 Ælfheah 44: ASC (C-F)  1011 CDEF(OE)