Event: Death/dying, Killing/murderEcgfrith 4-Anonymi 2156.death in the battle of Dunnichen

Scholarly Info
Description Battle of Dunnichen in which Ecgfrith 4 was killed with a great body of his soldiers (Anonymi 2156).
Event Title Battle of Nechtanesmere (20 May 685)/
Year 685
Primary Source Info
Original Text Bellum Duin Nechtain ... in quo Etfrith ... magna cum caterua militum suorum interfectus est.
Date from Source 685: Saturday, 20 May, when Ecgfrith 4 had completed the fifteenth year of his reign


On the battle see Bede.HE.iv.26.

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