849 - Ansgar became Archbishop

Ansgar
Denmark
Louis the German gave Ansgar the archbishopric Hamburg-Bremen, After the split up of the Frankish empire Ansgar had financial troubles, but now he had the goodwill of both the Danish king Horik and Louis the German, Horik granted Ansgar the right to preach the christian faith in Denmark.
Ireland
The monastery of Iona decided to remove Columba's relics and the monastery was abandoned , because of excessive viking raids. The Irish king Malachai and his champion Tighernach, lord of Loch Gabar, attacked and captured the Norse stronghold of Dublin.
England
Alfred the Great, King of the Anglo-Saxons was born