780s

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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 7th century8th century9th century
Decades: 750s 760s 770s780s790s 800s 810s
Years: 780 781 782 783 784 785 786 787 788 789
Categories: BirthsDeathsArchitecture
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This is a list of events occurring in the 780s, ordered by year.

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781[edit]

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782[edit]

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783[edit]

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784[edit]

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785[edit]

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786[edit]

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  • 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 Nobility refuse to recognise Cyneheard as king.
  • Cyneheard is executed and succeeded by Beorhtric through 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 becomes later king of Kent.

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787[edit]

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788[edit]

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789[edit]

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  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