1049 Viking raiders attacked Wales

BaldĂșin of Flanders-signet found at Laeborg the army road
Emperor Henry 3 attacked Balduin of Flanders with help from Sweyn Estridsson. Sweyn wowed faithfulness to the German emperor Henry 3 and got his share of the looting of Flanders
Vikings from Ireland became allied with Gruffydd ap Rhydderch the king of Gwent in raiding along the River Usk. Ealdred, the Bishop of Worcester, was unsuccessful in his attempt to stop the vikings.
Count Balduin 4 of Flanders