Event: BattleĘthelwulf 1.fighting against Anonymi 6 [army of 851]
||A battle took place near a forest called Aclea.
||Battle of Aclea (851)/
Primary Source Info
||... 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.
Persons associated with this Event:
(King of the West Saxons, 839-856; king of Kent, Sussex & Essex, 856-858)
(Great army of pagans with 350 ships, fl. 851)
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