Event: ConquestAnonymi 69.conquest of kingdom of Mercians

Scholarly Info
Description The pagans (Anonymi 69) subjected the whole of the kingdom of the Mercians to their control.
Year 874
Primary Source Info
Original Text ... totum Merciorum regnum suo dominio subdiderunt ...
Date from Source 874 (the twenty-sixth [year] of the life of Alfred 8), after the expulsion of Burgred 5 from his kingdom.

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