Ceawlin and his father, Cynric defeated a force of Britons in this battle.
Ceawlin fought this battle against King Aethelberht of Kent. The records state that Ceawlin drove Aethelberht back to Kent. This suggests that Aethelberht was the aggressor and had invaded Wessex. Ceawlin was supported by Cutha who may have been a sub-king.
This was a battle fought between Ceawlin’s brother, Cuthwulf, and the Britons. Cuthwulf took Limbury, Aylesbury, Benson and Eynsham.
Ceawlin fought this battle against Britons. There is dispute among historians as to whether he won or lost the battle since the sources offer conflicting evidence.
Ceawlin was beaten in battle and driven out of Wessex by his nephew, Ceol, son of Cuthwulf.
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