Event: Camp-pitchingAnonymi 64-Anonymi 34.encampment at Reading

Scholarly Info
Description The army of barbarians (Anonymi 64 and Anonymi 34) encamped at Reading
Year 871
Primary Source Info
Date from Source <871>: seventy-one years after Ecgberht 6 took the West Saxon kingdom under control, forty-seven since the battle of Ellendun, twenty-six from the battle at the Parret, twenty from Acleah, five years from when Anonymi 34 arrived in the territories of the East Angles


*Ęthelweard 23 makes several errors in dating: as @Campbell points out, 48 would be more exact than 47; and 27 and 6 for 26 and 5 respectively (see @Campbell 1962, p. xxxix).

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