840 - Viking raids continued

French viking winter camps
Louis the pious died, and his sons Charles the bald, Lothar and Louis the German fought intense to gain their fathers throne. The brother war created a new wave of intense lucrative viking raids.
Ealdorman Wulfheard defeated a viking fleet of 33 ships at Southampton. Aethelhem attacked the same navy at Portland, but his army was defeated and he was killed. Portland was raided.
Norwegian Vikings made a winter raided in England.
Viking raids on Great Britain 840-860

More and more vikings arrived in Ireland.