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Site of the Battle of Maldon, fought August 991 between East Saxons & Viking raiders, on the shore & salt marshes opposite Northey Island, Essex.

Site of the Battle of Maldon, fought August 991 between East Saxons & Viking raiders, on the shore & salt marshes opposite Northey Island, Essex. Stock Photo
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Contributor:

Mick Sharp / Alamy Stock Photo

Image ID:

GMPMC8

File size:

70.4 MB (3.6 MB Compressed download)

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Dimensions:

4322 x 5693 px | 36.6 x 48.2 cm | 14.4 x 19 inches | 300dpi

Date taken:

27 April 2011

Location:

Northey Island & Battle of Maldon Site, Blackwater Estuary, Chelmsford, Essex, England, UK

More information:

The heroic Anglo-Saxon poem, The Battle of Maldon written around AD1000, describes the battle between East Saxons and raiding Vikings fought on the shore and over the salt marshes opposite Northey Island in August 991. The tidal island is a National Trust bird reserve, for over-wintering birds & salt-marsh plants, reached by a causeway across the River Pant.

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