Events occurring at some time during this year
Vikings raid Iona
Episode: Viking Invasions
The monastic community founded by St. Columba on the tiny island of Iona off the west coast of Scotland was attacked by the Vikings. The Vikings returned in 806 killing over sixty of the people living there.
Egbert becomes King of Wessex
Egbert had gone into exile but when King Beorhtric of Wessex died Egbert returned to England and claimed the Wessex throne.