Location: Dean (Eastdean and/ or Westdean nr Beachy Head) / Sussex

Factoid List

View Factoid Type Source Ref. Primary Person Short Description
Event Asser.VitAlfredi  79   Asser 1 met Alfred 8 for the first time at Dean.
Event ASC (A)  1001 AG   [The sciphere] (Anonymi 2049 went west from there [sc. Æthelings' Dean] to the people of Devon (Anonymi 2056).
Event ASC (A)  1001 AG   Eighty-one men [of Hampshire] (Anonymi 2051) were killed there [sc. at Ætheling's Dean), of whom six were named. Many more of the Danes (Anonymi 2052) were killed.
Event ASC (A)  1001 AG   Hampshire (Anonymi 2050) came against [the sciphere] (Anonymi 2049) there [sc. at Æthelings' Dean] and fought against them.
Event ASC (A)  1001 AG   They [sc. the sciphere] (Anonymi 2049) travelled in a single journey to Æthelings' Dean.
Transaction S43      Nothhelm 1, king of Sussex, to Eadberht 9, bishop; grant of 20 hides (tributarii) at Hugabeorgum and Dene (probably East and West Dean near Chichester)
Transaction S904      Æthelred 32 to Abbess Heanflæd 1 and Wherwell 1 Abbey; grant of privileges and 60 hides (cassati) at Æthelingadene (East and West Dean, Sussex), previously belonging to Queen Ælfthryth 8
Transaction S1507      King Alfred 8 to [Æthelweard 5], his younger son; bequest of land at Arreton, Dean, Meon, Amesbury, Dean, Sturminster, Yeovil, Crewkerne, Whitchurch, Axmouth, Branscombe, Cullompton, Tiverton, Milbourne, Exminster, Suðeswyrde, Lifton, all that he has in Cornwall, except Trigg, 500 pounds.