Event: BattleĘthelwulf 1.fighting against Anonymi 6 [army of 851]

Scholarly Info
Description A battle took place near a forest called Aclea.
Event Title Battle of Aclea (851)/
Year 851
Primary Source Info
Original Text ... iuxta condensum quod Aclea nuncupatur ...
Date from Source Twenty years before the encampment of the barbarians (Anonymi 2497 and Anonymi 34) at Reading, the death of Ęthelred 15 and the accession of Alfred 8


*Neither Ęthelwulf 16 nor Anonymi 6 are not mentioned by name here. The event is included for reference purposes to Ęthelweard 23's more detailed account of the battle.

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