876 Essex looted


England
Guthrum, Oskitel and Hamond attacked Wessex with 3500 vikings and fought all the way to the channel coast and captured the Wareham fortress.
King Alfred the great made peace with the vikings, but a lack of respect from the vikings for the peace treaty caused more plundering and a viking army attacked Essex. Halfdan Ragnarsson became the first king of York, but was deposed by his own kin in 877.
France
16 september: Vikings sailed up the Seine to Meulan and moved to Conde, threatening the County Hainaut.
Wales
Alfred the Great Jewel
Guthrum
The naval forces supporting the Danish attacked King Alfred the great and was led by Ivar boneless & Hubba, the sons of Ragnar Lothbrok, was raidng the Welsh coastline, indulging in the occasional raiding of the Welsh as well as maintaining the campaign against Alfred. The fleet wintered in South Wales.



Later Guthrum was unlucky he lost 120 ships during a storm at Swanage, Dorsetshire.