879 - Viking retreat

Thor Hammers jewels


England
Guthrum`s slain viking army left Wessex and retreated back to East Anglia, Where Guthrum followed the example of Halfdan and gave land to his vikings. Guthrum, Oscytel and Anwynd went to East Anglia and settled themselves.
France
A viking fleet landed in July 879 at Calais and next year new reinforcements arrived.
A Viking fleet surrounded and attacked Orleans
Russia
Oleg became the new ruler of Kiev, he ruled until the year 913.
Simris runestone : Bjarnger raised this stone after his brother Ravem, soldier serving Gunnulf in Sweden
Ireland
Vikings attacked Armagh from a base at Carlingford.A viking camp was build at Strangford Lough(county Down)