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This battle took place on or about 8 January 871 between King Alfred and a Danish army
The battle took place on the Berkshire Downs
The Saxons under Alfred were victorious, but then suffered a string of defeats
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10 August, 991
Battle of Maldon
A force of Danes defeats the English at Maldon, in Essex. The English establish a dangerous precedent by paying the first Danegeld, a form of protection money to procure freedom from Danish attack.