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Events in ... 878 ...

In 878 Gauzfrid Rorgonide Count Maine -878 died .

May 878

12 May 878

Battle of Edington

Around 12 May 878 Alfred "The Great" King England 849-899 (29) defeated the Viking army led by Guthrum Viking -890 at the Battle of Edington at Edington, Wiltshire (the location is subject to dispute).

Aug 878

Treaty of Wedmore

Around Aug 878 Guthrum Viking -890 agreed to leave Wessex, to be baptised and to accept Alfred "The Great" King England 849-899 (29) as his adoptive father.Known as Treaty of Wedmore .