798 - Royal emissary Gotscalk killed


The North Albingians, a Saxon tribe attacked and killed Charlemagnes bureaucrats and the royal emissary Gotscalk while they were on their way to the Danish king Sigfred.

North Albingians had also attacked Charlemagnes allies the Obrotrites and the Saxons and Charlemagnes Slav allies clashed at the Battle of Bornhöved (near Neumünster).
The Obrotrites, led by Thrasco, allied with the Franks, led by legatus Eburisus defeated the Nordalbingian Saxons.The last pagan Saxons was forced to become christian and they lost 4000 people.
Vikings raided the monastery on St. Patricks Island.