|22 January 871||Battle of Basing.|
|23 January 1045||Marriage Edward the Confessor and Edith of Wessex.|
|January 770||Saxons destroy the church of Saint Lebuinus in |
|3 February 865||Death of Ansgar, Archbishop of Hamburg-Bremen.|
|3 February 1014||Death of Sweyn Forkbeard, King of Denmark |
|11 February 881||Coronation of Charles the Fat, King of the|
West Franks, as Holy Roman Emperor.
|14 February 842||The Oaths of Strasbourg. A peace treaty |
between Charles the Bald and Louis
|14 February 1077||Excommunication of Henry IV, Holy Roman |
Emperor, by the Pope.
|February 880||Battle of Thiméon.|
|February 888||Coronation of Odo I, King of the West Franks.|
|2 March 986||Death of Lothair of France, King of the West Franks.|
|2 March 1127||Murder of Charles the Good, Count of Flanders.|
|6 March 1052||Death of Emma of Normandy. Queen of England, |
Denmark and Norway. Wife of Aethelred the
Unready and Cnut the Great.
|17 March 1040||Death of Harald Harefoot, King of England.|
|18 March 978||Assassination of Edward the Martyr, King of |
|21 March 867||Death of Ælla of Northumbria and Osberht of |
|22 March 871||Battle of Marton. Saxons v Vikings.|
|29 March 845||Siege of Paris. The Vikings leave with ransom |
money from the Parisians.
|3 April 1043||Coronation of Edward the Confessor as King of |
England with support of the Vikings.
|5 April 1081||Coronation of Alexios Komnenor as Byzantine |
|10 April 837||Halley’s Comet races past earth at the closest |
|11 April 882||Battle of Remich. Vikings fight the Franks.|
|15 April 1053||Death of Godwin, Earl of Wessex.|
|16 April 778||Birth of Louis the Pious of France. Son of Charlemagne |
|16 April 1117||Murder of Magnus Erlendsson (aka Saint Magnus), |
son of the Jarl of Orkney.
|17 April 1080||Death of Harald Whetstone, son of Sweyn II of |
|18 April 796||Death of Æthelred I, King of Northumbria.|
|19 April 1012||Murder of St Ælfheah (or Alphege), Archbishop of |
Canterbury, by the Danish Viking army.
|23 April 871||Death of Æthelred I, King of Wessex.|
|23 April 1014||Battle of Clontarf. Brian Boru against Irish and |
Norsemen. Boru wins and dies.
|23 April 1014||Death of Sigurd the Stout, Earl of the Orkneys, |
at the battle of Clontarf.
|23 April 1016||Death of King Æthelred the Unready, King of England.|
|23 April 1016||Coronation of Edmund Ironside as King of England. |
Son of Æthelred the Unready.
|23 April 1066||Halley’s Comet visible. Embroidered on the Bayeux |
|28 April 1076||Death of Magnus II, King of Norway.|
|April 978||Coronation of Æthelred the Unready, son of Edgar |
the Peaceable, crowned King of England.
|April 1080||Coronation of Cnut the Holy as King of Denmark.|
|4 May 1008||Birth of Henry I, later King of England.|
|5 May 1010||Battle of Ringmere. An East Anglian fyrd fights Sweyn |
Forkbeard. The Danes win.
|6 May 973||Birth of Henry II, known as Saint Henry the Exuberant, |
later Holy Roman Emperor.
|7 May 973||Death of Otto I, King of the East Franks and Holy Roman |
|9 May 1016||Battle of Brentford. Cnut the Great fights Edmund |
Ironside. The Anglo-Saxons wins.
|11 May 973||Coronation of Edgar the Peaceable, King of England.|
|11 May 1068||Coronation of Matilda of Flanders, wife of William |
the Conqueror, as Queen of England.
|19 May 1016||Cnut the Great, son of Sweyn Forkbeard, successfully |
|19 May 1024||Death of Alcuin of York who was famous for his letters |
about the attack on Lindisfarne.
|21 May 996||Coronation of Otto III as Holy Roman Emperor.|
|23 May 1052||Birth of Philip I, King of France.|
|26 May 946||Death of Edmund I, King of England.|
|28 May 1023||Death of Wulfstan Lupus, Archbishop of York.|
|May 941||Rus’-Byzantine War. Igor I of Kiev fights the Byzantines. |
The Byzantines win.
|2 June 958||Death of Oda the Good, Archbishop of Canterbury.|
|4 June 1134||Death of Magnus I, King of Sweden.|
|7 June 929||Death of Ælfthryth, Countess of Flanders and |
daughter of Alfred the Great.
|8 June 900||Coronation of Edward the Elder, son of Alfred |
|8 June 1042||Death of Harthacnut, the last Scandinavian ruler |
|12 June 918||Death of Æthelflæd, Lady of Mercia, daughter of |
Alfred the Great.
|13 June 823||Birth of Charles the Bald, King of the West Franks |
and Italy, Holy Roman Emperor.
|13 June 839||Birth of Charles the Fat, King of the West Franks |
and Aquitaine, King of Italy and Holy Roman
|15 June 923||Death of Robert I, King of the Franks.|
|15 June 960||Death of St Eadburh of Winchester.|
|15 June 1184||Death of Magnus V Erlingsson, King of Norway.|
|24 June 843||Viking raid on Nantes.|
|25 June 841||Battle of Fontenoy. End of the Carolingian civil |
war between Lothar I and his brothers Charles
the Bald and Louis the German.
|29 June 1036||Marriage of Henry III of Germany and Gunhild, |
the daughter of Cnut the Great and Emma of
|29 June 1080||Treaty of Ceprano. Peace between the Pope and |
the Normans after the Norman conquest of
|30 June 888||Death of Æthelred, Archbishop of Canterbury.|
|June 885||Murder of Gudfred, Duke of Frisia.|
|June 1040||Emma of Normandy and her son Harthacnut, |
King of Denmark, return to England after
Harald Harefoot’s death.
|June 1040||Coronation of Harthacnut III, son of Cnut the |
Great, as King of England.
|June-July 1098||Battle of Anglesey Sound. Magnus Barefoot |
fights the Anglo-Saxon (Normans).
|2 July 866||Battle of Brissarthe. The Franks fight a Breton-|
Viking army. The Breton-Vikings win.
|2 July 936||Death of Henry the Fowler, King of East Francia.|
|2 July 936||Coronation of Otto I as King of East Francia.|
|3 July 987||Coronation of Hugh Capet as King of the Franks.|
|3 July 1035||William the Conqueror succeeds his father as |
Duke of Normandy.
|15 July 1015||Death of Vladimir the Great, Grand Prince of |
|17 July 819||Feast of Saint Kenelm of Mercia.|
|17 July 924||Death of Edward the Elder, King of England.|
|17 July 1210||Battle of Gestilren. Sverker fights Eric X of |
Sweden, and dies.
|18 July 1038||Death of Gunhild, daughter of Cnut the Great |
and Emma of Normandy, wife of Henry III of
|20 July 911||Siege of Chartres. Rollo Lodbrok and his Viking |
army fight the Franks.
|25 July 864||Edict of Pistres. Charles the Bald has access to a |
‘swift-response’ cavalry against the Vikings.
|29 July 796||Death of Offa, King of Mercia.|
|29 July 1030||Battle of Stiklestad. Norwegian royals fight a |
peasant revolt. King Olaf the Saint dies.
|July 1016||Marriage of Cnut the Great and Emma of |
|July (a. 10) 1086||Coronation of Olaf Hunger of Denmark.|
|1 August 939||Battle of Trans-la-Forêt. The Vikings fight the |
|1 August 984||Death of Æthelwold, bishop of Winchester.|
|3 August 881||Battle of Saucourt-en-Vimeu. The Vikings fight |
the Franks. This battle inspired the famous
|5 August 910||Battle of Tettenhall (Wednesfield). The |
Anglo-Saxons fight the Northumbrian Vikings.
Death of Ingwær, King of Northumbria.
|7 August 1106||Death of Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor.|
|8 August 870||Treaty of Meerssen. Division of the Carolingian |
empire among Louis I’s heirs.
|9 August 1062||Battle of Niså. Norwegians against Danes.|
|10 August 843||Treaty of Verdun.|
|10 August 955||Battle of Lechfeld. The East Franks fight |
off a Magyar invasion.
|11 August 991||Battle of Maldon. Anglo-Saxons fights the |
|14 August 1040||Death of Duncan I, King of Scotland.|
|14 August 1040||Coronation of Macbeth, King of Scotland.|
|15 August 778||Battle of Roncevaux Pass. The Franks fights |
the Basks. Known form the legend of Roland.
|15 August 1038||Death of Stephen, King of Hungary.|
|15 August 1057||Death of Macbeth, King of Scotland.|
|15 August 946||Coronation of Eadred I, King of England.|
|18 August 1095||Death of Olaf Hunger, King of Denmark.|
|20 August 1038||Feast of Saint Stephen, King of Hungary.|
|22 August 917||Battle of Mag Femen. The Vikings of the |
Uí Ímair, against the Irish of the Northern
|23 August 1059||Treaty of Melfi. The Pope recognises the |
Norman invasion of southern Italy.
|28 August 876||Death of Louis the German.|
|4 September 925||Coronation of Æthelstan I as King of England.|
|8 September 801||Birth of Ansgar, a Frankish nobleman who |
would be Archbishop of Hamburg-Bremen.
|9 September 1087||Death of William the Conqueror.|
|10 September 1000||Battle of the Svold. Sweyn Forkbeard v. |
|10 September 1000||Death of Olaf Tryggvason, king of Norway.|
|13 September 813||Coronation of Louis the Pious as king of |
|13 September 908||Battle of Ballaghmoon. Irish clans fight |
|14 September 919||Battle of Islandbridge. Native Irish v. |
|20 September 1066||Battle of Fulford. Vikings v Northumbrian |
|23 September 1241||Death of Snorri Sturluson.|
|25 September 1066||Battle of Stamford Bridge. Anglo-Saxons v |
|25 September 1066||Death of Harald Hardrada, king of Norway |
at the battle of Stamford Bridge.
|28 September 1043||Battle of Lyrskov Heath. Norwegians v. the |
|29 September 1011||Murder of Archbishop Ælfheah.|
|September 825||Battle of Ellandun. Wessex v. Mercia|
|September 891||Battle of Leuven, Dyle. East Franks v. Vikings.|
|1 October 856||Marriage of Æthelwulf, King of Wessex and |
Judith of France.
|1 October 959||Death of Eadwig, king of England.|
|5 October 816||Coronation of Louis the Pious by Pope |
Stephen IV in Reims.
|6 October 877||Death of Charles II the Bald.|
|14 October 1066||Battle of Hastings. Normans v English.|
|14 October 1066||Death of Harald Godwinsson, king of England.|
|15 October 1066||Declaration Edgar Ætheling as king of England |
(but he is never crowned!).
|18 October 1016||Battle of Assundun. The Danes v. English.|
|26 October 899||Death of Alfred the Great, king of England.|
|27 October 939||Death of Æthelstan, King of England.|
|October 886||End of the Siege of Paris. The Vikings v. the |
|2 November 1083||Death of Matilda of Flanders, queen |
of England, duchess of Normandy.
|7 November 921||Treaty of Bonn. Resolves the East-West |
Francia border conflict.
|10 November 933||Óláf Guthrithson plunder Armagh, Ireland. |
He is King of Dublin a year later.
|12 November 1035||Death of Cnut the Great, king of Denmark, |
England and Norway.
|12 November 1035||Coronation of Harald I Harefoot as king of |
|12 November||Feast of Saint Lebuinus.|
|13 November 1002||St Brice’s Day Massacre.|
|13 November 1002||Death of Gunnhild Haraldsdatter, daughter |
of Harald Bluetooth and sister of Sweyn
Forkbeard, during the St Brice’s Day Massacre.
|13 November 1093||Battle of Alnwick.|
|13 November 1093||Death of Malcolm III, king of Scotland.|
|20 November 869||Death of Edmund the Martyr, king of |
|22 November 845||Battle of Ballong. Bretons fight the Franks.|
|25 November 885||Start of the Siege of Paris. Vikings v. Franks.|
|29 November 939||Coronation of Edmund I as king of England.|
|1 December 986-969||Death of Harald Bluetooth, king of Denmark.|
|8 December 877||Coronation of Louis the Stammerer as king |
of the West Franks.