Battle of Brunanburgh
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Battle of Brunanburh (gh)

A historic battle of 937 under the kingship of Athelstan. It took place between an alliance of Picts, Scots and Nordic's lead by Constantine, against the English, comprising the Wessex army and the Mercians. The exact location is unknown but is thought to be near Brinsworth, Rotherham. The alliance was totally crushed. It is said that five tribal kings and seven earls died that day. It was a turning point in the development of England.

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