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N.B.-The whole of the above were originally written in Latin, with the
exception of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, which is in Old English, and Gaimar,
who wrote in French.

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A.D.

ENGLISH HISTORY. 878. Danes at Gloucester and Chippenham.

Alfred in Athelney.
English victory at Kinwith.
Decisive battle of Ethandune.
Baptism of Guthrum.

Peace of Wedmore.
879. Danes at Cirencester and Fulham.

Eclipse of sun. 880. Danes settle in East Anglia, or leave

England. 882. Sea-fight with Danes. 883. Alfred's mission to India. 884. Asser joins Alfred.

885. Danes altack Rochester.

Sea-fights at Stourmouth. 886. Alfred restores London. Overlord of

England.

A.D. COXTEMBORARY HISTORY,

879. Louis III. King of France.

880. Danes invade Flanders.

882. Marinus Pope.
883. Danes at Condé.
884. Danes at Amiens. Charles

(the Fat) Emperor.

Adrian III. Pope. 885. Stephen VI. Pope.

886. Danes besiege Paris.

890. Death of Guthrum.

887. Danes at Chézy.

Arnulf Emperor.
890. Danesdefeated in Britanny.
891. Formosus Pope.

893. Danes return to England. Hasting.
894. Danes defeated at Farnham, Beamfleet,

Buttington, and Chester. 895. Danes defeated at Chichester. 896. Danish fleet captured in Lea.

Danes defeated at Bridgenorth. 897. Danish host breaks up. 898. Danish pirates put down by Alfred's navy.

896. Bonisace VI. Pope.

897. Stephen VII. Pope.

Romanus Pope.
898. Theodorus II. Pope.

John IX. P'ope.
900. Benedict IV. Pope.

900(?). Death of Alfred.

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