Historical Events In 1016
Tuesday, 20 October 2020
Apr 23 Aethelbred II "the Unready", king of England (979-1016), dies in the year 1016.
Oct 18 Danes defeat Saxons at Battle of Assandun (Ashingdon) in the year 1016.
Nov 30 In the year 1016 edmund II, Ironsides, King of Saxons (1016), dies at 27
Nov 30 On this day in history england's Ethelred II dies at age 48 after a 38-year reign and is succeeded by his son Edmund Ironside, who is chosen king by Londoners, while Canute is chosen by the witan at Southampton