|King Chess piece found at Lewisham|
Count Arnulf of Flandern made a Danish viking chieftain, Sigfred the danish to count of Guines(The Calais area).He did it because of a recommendation from a prominent guest at the court in Flandern, called Knud Dane-ast, possibly a son of Gorm the old.
The Normans invaded the Loire area again and also Aquitaine, they plundered Saintonge, Angoumois, Périgord, Limousin .But Raul of Bolougne defeated the Normans at a place called Ad Destricios (Estresse near Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne.
Altinget in Iceland was established. the Icelandic Commonwealth was founded.An estimated 20000 people were living in Iceland.