Event: Battle, PlunderingĘthelwulf 16.fighting at Englefield
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||Three days after Anonymi 34 arrived at Reading.
*Asser notes that the place is called 'Anglorum Campus' in Latin.
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(Two Comes of Anonymi 34 who were at the Battle of Englefield) : Two comites (Anonymi 53) with a great portion (Anonymi 54) of those men (Anonymi 34) went out riding [to acquire] booty.
(Portion of Anonymi 34 which fought at Englefield)
(Ealdorman of Berkshire, fl. 860, d.871) : Ęthelwulf 16 with his followers (?????) met Anonymi 53 and Anonymi 54 in a place called Englefield. Both sides fought spiritedly and stood firm for a long time. After one of the comites (Anonymi 53) and a very large part of the army (Anonymi 54) had been destroyed, the Christians gained the victory and controlled the place of death.
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