Event: Battle, Death/dying, Killing/murder, Peace agreementEcgfrith 4-Æthelred 2.battle near River Trent

Scholarly Info
Description A great battle was fought between Ecgfrith 4 and Æthelred 2. Ælfwine 4 was killed. Through Theodore 1's intervention peace was restored between the two kings.
Year 679
Primary Source Info
Original Text conserto graui proelio
Date from Source in the ninth year of Ecgfrith 4's reign, when Ælfwine 4 was about 18


*The date 679 is calculated from what Bede 1 says at the beginning of iv.23.

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