battle of Brunanburh


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a battle in 937 when Athelstan defeated the Scots

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There have also been treasure hoards and weaponry found in the area, and there is compelling evidence that one of the most important battles of the era - the Battle of Brunanburh in 937 - actually took place in what we now know as Bromborough.
The Battle of Brunanburh actually took place at Bromborough in Wirral in 937AD, lasted from dawn to dusk, cost the lives of thousands of warriors and changed the structure of the British Isles forever.
I had a man ring me and say the fact I'd used about Bebington - that it was the site of The Battle of Brunanburh in 937 AD - really belonged to Bromborough.
I READ this week that an expert in Viking history, Professor Harding of Nottingham University, has brought new arguments to prove that the battle of Brunanburh in AD937 in fact took place on what is now Brackenwood golf course in Wirral, Brunanburh perhaps being an old name for nearby Bromborough.