The Battle of Tettenhall The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle records the Battle of Tettenhall (sometimes called the Battle of Wednesfield or Wōdnesfeld) as taking place near Tettenhall, Staffordshire, on 5 August AD. A combined force of Mercians and West Saxons slaughtered a raiding army of Northumbrian Vikings somewhere near Wolverhampton. The Battle of Tettenhall This poem is based on an entry in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle which mentions that in the year King Edward defeated the Danes at Tettenhall (Tootenhall): This year the Angles and the Danes fought at Tootenhall; and the Angles had the . Notes and Materials on the Battle of Tettenhall A.D., and Other Researches Print on Demand (Hardcover) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — $ — Hardcover from $ 1 New from $ The Amazon Book . Notes and Materials on the Battle of Tettenhall A.D., and Other Researches(Hardback) - Edition [David Horovitz] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. New.
What ensued was the Battle of Tettenhall, in what is now Wolverhampton, on the 5 August Sandwiched between the two Anglo-Saxon forces, the Danes suffered a tremendous defeat; the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle claimed that ‘many thousands of men’ perished, and the loss of two Danish kings, Healfdene and Eowils, as well as several nobles meant their defeat was the defeat of the last great. The book also includes detailed research on the pre-Conquest history of Bridgnorth, Quatford, Tettenhall, Wednesfield and Wolverhampton (including the puzzling cluster of Royal Free Chapels in the area), and a study of one of the most important surviving Anglo-Saxon sculptural works, the Wolverhampton : David Horovitz. The Battle of Tettenhall (sometimes referred to as the Battle of Wednesfield) took place on the 5 August The allied forces of Mercia and Wessex met an army of Northumbrian Vikings in Mercia. The allied army scored a great victory over the Viking force, . Description: The Battle of Wednesfield or Tettenhall took place in and was the scene of an important victory of a combined force of Mercian and Wessex troops under Ethelred, Earldorman of Mercia, and his wife Ethelfleda, over an army of Danes. Its location is hotly disputed.
This decisive battle, a pivotal point in our history, is known as the Battle of Tettenhall. The exact location of the battle is not known. Some give the location as Tettenhall, close to Wolverhampton, while others suggest Wednesfield or Seisdon. Today, few people know that the battle took place. Therefore, as it was a very important event which. The Battle of Tettenhall (sometimes called the Battle of Wednesfield or Wōdnesfeld) took place, according to the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, near Tettenhall on 5 August The allied forces of Mercia and Wessex met an army of Northumbrian Vikings in Mercia. Nice of you to cast a hearty cheer for those ghost’s of yesteryear! Wednesfield the great battle was at Wednesfield why would it be called such a name if it wasn’t the battlefield of Woden! Good blog! 06 Aug , Thanks for that Phil! The Battle of Wodensfield saw the Anglo Saxons and their allies defeated the Danes of Northumberland on the field of Woden, now modern-day Wednesfield, on 4 and 5 August, To mark the anniversary of the battle, the Wolverhampton flag will be raised outside the Civic Centre this Monday and Tuesday (5 and 6 August, ).