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This battle took place on or about 8 January 871 between King Alfred and a Danish army



15 April, 1053

Earl Godwin of Wessex dies, and is succeeded by his son Harold

Harold would go on to become king when Edward the Confessor died, only to be defeated by William the Conqueror

One of this king's numerous mistresses was Nell Gwynn, a flower seller at Covent Garden



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