9th century in Wales

This article is about the particular significance of the century 801–900 to Wales and its people.

8th century | 10th century | Other years in Wales
Other events of the century

EventsEdit

830

878

893

  • Spring – Battle of Buttington,[2] a victory for a joint Anglo-Saxon and Welsh force against the Vikings; the Buttington Oak, planted about this time, perhaps to commemorate the event, falls in 2018
  • Autumn – Danish Vikings are forced from Chester into Wales.

BirthsEdit

854

DeathsEdit

808

809

  • Elfodd, bishop of Gwynedd,[5] who persuaded the Welsh church to adopt the Roman method of determining the date of Easter

844

855

871

  • Gwgon, king of Ceredigion and Ystrad Tywi[6]

878

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dorothy Whitelock; Rosamond McKitterick; David Dumville (8 July 1982). Ireland in Early Medieval Europe: Studies in Memory of Kathleen Hughes. Cambridge University Press. p. 135. ISBN 978-0-521-23547-1.
  2. ^ Justin Pollard (29 June 2006). Alfred the Great. Hodder. p. 281.
  3. ^ Lloyd, John Edward (1912). A History of Wales from the Earliest Times to the Edwardian Conquest. London: Longmans, Green, and Co. p. 325. Retrieved 7 July 2010. Lloyd history of Wales.
  4. ^ N. J. Higham; Barri Jones (2001). Archaeology of the Roman Empire: a tribute to the life and works of Professor Barri Jones. Archaeopress. p. 316. ISBN 978-1-84171-232-1.
  5. ^ David Walker (28 June 1990). Medieval Wales. Cambridge University Press. p. 12. ISBN 978-0-521-31153-3.
  6. ^ David N. Dumville (29 April 1999). Saint Patrick. Boydell & Brewer Ltd. p. 112. ISBN 978-0-85115-733-7.