After Alfred 8 had camped outside the citadel for fourteen days following his defeat of Anonymi 79 at Edington.
Persons associated with this Event:
(Band from Anonymi 69 under Guthrum 1, Oscytel 1 and Anwend 1) : After fourteen days the pagans (Anonymi 79) terrified by hunger, cold and fear, and finally by desperation, sought peace on the condition that the king would receive from them as many selected hostages as he would wish and that they would give none to him. They had never before concluded such a peace with anyone.
(the Great, king of the Anglo-Saxons, 871-899)