Keys to the Past

Bloody Acres (Corbridge)

Bloody Acres is traditionally held to be the site of a battle. Although the exact date is not known it was probably an early medieval battle, possibly between Raegnald, the Norse king of Northumbria and Prince Ealdred, Constantine of Scotland and Aelfred of Chester-le-Street, AD914.

Reference number:N10053
Historical period: Early Medieval (410 to 1066)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Corbridge


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