Event: BattleAlfred 8.fighting against Anonymi 79 at Edington

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Description Alfred 8 fought with a tight shield-wall against the whole army of pagans (Anonymi 79) and gained the victory.
Event Title Battle of Edington (878)/
Year 878
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*The shield-wall presumably consisted of the inhabitants of Somerset, Wiltshire and Hampshire (Anonymi 98, Anonymi 99 and Anonymi 100) mentioned in chap. 55.

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