793 Vikings raid the abbey at Lindisfarne in Northumbria, and is
commonly accepted as the beginning of the Scandinavian invasion of England.
1042 Harthacanute, King of Denmark and England died.
1191 Richard the
Lion-Hearted of England arrived at the port of Acre in the Holy Land during the
third Crusade. He captured Acre, but could not recapture Jerusalem from the