Events occurring at some time during this year
Treaty of Verdun
At the Treaty of Verdun the sons of Louis the Pious settled their differences and divided the empire up between themselves. Louis the German took control of the eastern area, now the area of Germany. Charles the Bald took the western area, now the area of France. Lothair received the area between the two as well as Italy and title of Emperor.
Nantes plundered by the Vikings
Episode: Viking Invasions
Saling their longboats up the Loire River allowed the Vikings to travel far inland. They reached the city of Nantes which they plundered and killed those who lived there.