|Claus Deleuran: Bjorn Ironside and Hastein|
A 3 year long viking raid began. Hastein and Bjorn Ironside led 62 dragon ships south to explore the Mediterranean area. They were first driven off from the west coast of Spain by the local Asturians and later suffered a minor defeat against Umayyad Caliphate of Córdoba at Niebla.
|Claus Deleuran: Vikings looting|
Chronicle of Alfonso 3 mentions "Danish pirates made a long sea journey, sailed between Spain and the up the Rhone river. They plundered som civitetes and monasteries"
Cerball mac Dunlainge, The King of Osraige was in an alliance with the viking leaders Imar(Ivar) and Amlaib Conung(Olaf) they
raided the rival king Máel Sechnaill's territorus the kingdom of Meath, but soon afterwards Cerball seeked peace with Máel Sechnaill.