Event: RequestBurgred 5.request to Ęthelwulf 1 for assistance

Scholarly Info
Description Burgred 5 asked Ęthelwulf 1 for assistance against Anonymi 11.
Year 853
Primary Source Info
Date from Source 853 (the fifth [year] of the life of King Alfred 8).


*The reading of the Cotton MS for the year of the life of Alfred 8 was 'undecimo', described by @Keynes and Lapidge 1983, p. 230 n. 10, as 'quite eccentric'. It is corrected by Stevenson 1959, p. 6. to 'quinto', the reading which is followed here.

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