Event: JourneyAnonymi 79.journey from Chippenham to Cirencester

Scholarly Info
Description The army of pagans (Anonymi 79) left Chippenham as they had promised and went to Cirencester in the southern part of the land of the Hwicce (Anonymi 185).
Year 879
Primary Source Info
Date from Source 879 (the thirty-first [year] of the life of Alfred 8).


*Asser notes that Cirencester was called in British 'Cairceri' and that it was in the southern part of the Hwicce.

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