The Ravens Warband
Siege of Pevensey, AD491
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle entry for the year 491 states:
Her Ælle 7 Cissa ymbsæton Andredescester 7 ofslogon alle þa
þe þærinne eardedon; ne wearþ þær forþon
an Bret to lafe.
This year Ælla and Cyssa besieged Anderida, and slew all that were
therein; nor was one Briton left there afterwards.
Anderida is the Roman fort at Pevernsey, near Eastbourne, Sussex.
Directions to the Battlefield
Pevensey castle lies between Hastings and Eastbourne, 1/2 mile from the
junction of the A27 and the A259.
'Places to Visit'.
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