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Hemming, a Danish king, makes a treaty with the Franks establishing the river Eider as the southern border of Denmark
A great army of Danes captures York - the first step in the establishment of Danelaw in eastern England
The young Alfred leads the English in their first significant victory over the Danes, at Ashdown
Alfred captures London from the Danes, pressing them back into the region of Danelaw where their rule is, for the moment, tolerated
Harald Bluetooth is baptized a Christian and unites the whole of Denmark as a single kingdom.
New waves of Danes, raiding into the English territory of Danelaw, are bought off by Ethelred with Danegeld
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