Event: JourneyIvar 1.journey from the north-eastern region

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Description Ivar 1 left Ubba 5 and suddenly approached East Anglia from the north-eastern region with a great fleet.
Year 869
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*The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle records the attack and Edmund 6's death in 870 (=869), although that year the Danes attacked by land from Mercia rather than by sea. It is possible that Abbo 1 conflated 870 with a previous attack in 865, or it may be just his elaboration.

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