Major Battles Timeline

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Major Battles Timeline

500’s

Battle of Bladon, British victory at Mount Bladon under ‘Ambrosius Aurelionus’ checks incursion by Saxon & Angles for about 44 years.

577
West Saxons defeat British at the Battle of Doerham.

583
Defeat of West Saxons at the Battle of Faddiley stops further incursion into Wales.

603
Athelfrith of Deira & Bernicia defeats the king of Dal Riata at the Battle of Degsaston.

613 or 615
Athelfrith wins major battle against the Britons at the Battle of Chester.

616
Radwald king of East Anglia with Edwin of Deira defeats and kills Athelfrith at the Battle of River Idle,Edwin of Deira & Bernicia as well.

633
Penda of Mercia & Cadwallon of Gwynedd defeat and kill Edwin at the Battle of Hatfield.

634
Oswald of Bernicia & Deira defeats and kills Cadwallon at the Battle of Heavenfield.

642
Penda of Mercia defeats Oswald of Bernicia & Deira at the Battle of Maserfelth.

664
Oswiu of Deira defeats and kills Penda and British allies at the Battle of Winwad.

685
Ecgfrith of Northumbria defeated and killed by Picts at the Battle of Nechtansmere.

779
Offa of Mercia defeats Wessex at the Battle of Benson.

825
Battle of Ellendun Ecgbert of Wessex defeats Beornwulf of Mercia.

835
Ecgbert defeats Danes and Britons in Cornwall.

867
York falls to viking force.

869
Battle of Hoxne King Edmund of East Anglia is martyred with defeat of East Anglia.

870
Battle of Ashdown victory for king Athelred of Wessex over vikings.

873
Vikings defeat king Burgred of Mercia.

878
King Alfred of Wessex defeats Guthrum at Ethandun (Edington).

886
Alfred retakes London.

910
Edward the Elder defeats the Danes of York.

927
Athelstan conquers Northumbria.

937
Athelstan defeats the Scots,Danes and Strathclyde at Brunanburgh.

952-4
Eadred achieves submision of York`s vikings at the Battle of Stainmore Eric Bloodaxe killed.

991
Battle of Maldon defeat of Ealdorman Byrethnoth by norse raiders.

1003-14
Sweyn I Folkbeard invades England king Athelred exiled.

1014
Athelred returns Brian Buro of Ireland defeats the vikings at the Battle of Clontarf.

1016
Edmund Ironside defeated at Ashington by Cnut who became king when Edmund died later.

1018
Malcolm II of Scotia defeats English at Carham.

1063
Earl Harold of Wessex and Tostig subdue Wales Gruffudd ap Llywelyn is killed.

1066
King Harold II defeats Norwegian king Harald Hardraada and Tostig at the Battle of Stamford Bridge.

King Harold II defeated at Senlac ridge by the Norman invaders.