897 -The Franks was shaken

Frankish Footsoldier from Charlemagnes Chess game
Vikings reached the Loire area
9 ships from Alfred the greats new fleet attacked 6 Viking longships in the south coast of England near Dorset. The vikings were blocked, and 3 ships tried to break through the English lines. Lashing the Viking boats to their own, the Anglo-Saxons boarded the vikings shipss and killed everyone on board. Some of the ships manage to fleee, 2 of the other 3 were are driven against the Sussex coast. The captured vikings were then taken to Winchester and hanged. Only one Viking ship of survived and sailed to East Anglia.

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