Historical Events in 1016

  • Jul 6 Battle of Pontlevoy: one of largest battles of early Medieval France won by Fulk the Black and Hebert I of Maine again Odo II of Blois in the Loire Valley
  • Oct 18 Danes defeat Saxons at Battle of Assandun (Ashingdon)

Historic Event

Nov 30 Cnut the Great [Canute], King of Denmark, claims the English throne after the death of Edmund 'Ironside'