THE BATTLE OF FARNHAM – VIKING INVASION
unknown date, 893
This was a battle fought between the Wessex Saxons and the Vikings
Alfred had made peace with Haesten but he had broken that peace. Meanwhile one group of Vikings had made Appledore, Devon their base while another group were based in Merton, Kent.
Farnham, Hampshire, England
Edward intercepted a group of Vikings returning to their base at Appledore. Edward attacked and seized the treasures they had stolen. Those that were not killed fled.
Edward pursued the Vikings that fled and put them to siege at Thorney.
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