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780s

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The 780s decade ran from January 1, 780, to December 31, 789.

Events

780

By place

Byzantine Empire
Europe
Britain
Asia

By topic

Religion

781

By place

Europe
Asia

By topic

Religion

782

By place

Byzantine Empire
Europe

By topic

Religion

783

By place

Byzantine Empire
Europe

784

By place

Europe
Arabian Empire
Asia

By topic

Religion

785

By place

Europe
Britain
Arabian Empire
Asia

By topic

Religion

786

By place

Europe
Britain
  • Cyneheard, brother of the late king Sigeberht, ambushes and kills his rival Cynewulf of Wessex, while he is at Meretun (now called Marten) with his mistress. The Wessex nobles refuse to recognise Cyneheard as king.
  • Cyneheard is executed and succeeded by Beorhtric, through the support of King Offa of Mercia. His rival claimant to the Wessex throne, a distant nephew of the late king Ine, named Egbert, is driven across the Channel.
  • Egbert settles at the court of Charlemagne, and learns the arts of government during his time in Gaul.[13] During his stay he meets Eadberht, a priest, who later becomes king of Kent.
Arabian Empire

By topic

Religion

787

By place

Byzantine Empire
Europe
Britain
Africa

By topic

Religion

788

By place

Byzantine Empire
Europe
Britain
Arabian Empire

By topic

Religion

789

By place

Europe
Britain
Islamic Caliphate
Asia

Significant people

Births

Deaths

References

  1. ^ Cutler & Hollingsworth (1991), pp. 501–502.
  2. ^ David Nicolle (2014). The Conquest of Saxony AD 782–785, p. 19. ISBN 978-1-78200-825-5.
  3. ^ Matthias Becher (2003). Charlemagne. Yale University Press. pp. 127–. ISBN 978-0-300-10758-6. 
  4. ^ Garland 1999, pp. 76–77.
  5. ^ Treadgold 1997, p. 418.
  6. ^ Runciman, Steven. "The Empress Irene the Athenian." Medieval Woman. Ed. Derek Baker. Oxford: Ecclesiastical History Society, 1978.
  7. ^ David Nicolle (2014). The Conquest of Saxony AD 782–785, p. 51. ISBN 978-1-78200-825-5.
  8. ^ David Nicolle (2014). The Conquest of Saxony AD 782–785, p. 65. ISBN 978-1-78200-825-5.
  9. ^ David Nicolle (2014). The Conquest of Saxony AD 782–785, p. 20. ISBN 978-1-78200-825-5
  10. ^ David Nicolle (2014). The Conquest of Saxony AD 782–785, p. 20. ISBN 978-1-78200-825-5
  11. ^ David Nicolle (2014). The Conquest of Saxony AD 782–785, p. 72. ISBN 978-1-78200-825-5
  12. ^ David Nicolle (2014). The Conquest of Saxony AD 782–785, p. 20. ISBN 978-1-78200-825-5
  13. ^ Kirby, Earliest English Kings, pp. 176-177.
  14. ^ Rees, Rosemary (2002). The Vikings. Heinemann. p. 45. ISBN 9781403401007. 
  15. ^ Sprague, Martina (2007). Norse Warfare: The Unconventional Battle Strategies of the Ancient Vikings. Hippocrene. p. 10. ISBN 9780781811767. 
  16. ^ Wales, Katie (2006). Northern English: A Social and Cultural History. Cambridge UP. p. 53. ISBN 9781139457057. 
  17. ^ Gilbert Meynier (2010) L'Algérie cœur du Maghreb classique. De l'ouverture islamo-arabe au repli (658-1518). Paris: La Découverte; pp.25.
  18. ^ Treadgold 1988, p. 91.
  19. ^ Jeep (2001), pp. 5–6