Event: Church/monastery destruction, RaidingAnonymi 2155.laying waste of Mag Breg and many churches
||The Saxons (Anonymi 2155) laid waste Mag Breg and many churches in the month of June.
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||Saxones Campum Bregh uastant 7 aeclesias plurimas ...
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*This was an expedition sent by Ecgfrith 4 according to Bede.HE.iv.26(24). It is also mentioned in ASC 684 E. On some of the wider implications see T. M. Charles-Edwards, Early Christian Ireland (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000), pp. 432-3 and cf. pp. 417, 434-5 and 438. For the later churches of Brega see ibid., pp. 271-3.
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([Anglo-]Saxons who laid waste Mag Breg)
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