Battle of Deorham, 577
Battle near Bath in which Ceawlin of Wessex, bretwalde (high king) of the English defeated the Britons.
Ceawlin's victory split the Britons of Wales from those of Devon and Cornwall, and was followed by the capture of Gloucester, Cirencester and Bath, considerably advancing the English conquest.
How to cite this article: Rickard, J. (26 August 2000), Battle of Deorham, 577, http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/battles_deorham.html
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