United Kingdom Information: The United Kingdom is located in western Europe and consists of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, The North Sea, and the Irish Sea.How is the United Kingdom depicted on the map?
United Kingdom is one of nearly 200 countries illustrated on our Blue Ocean Laminated Map of the World. This map shows a combination of political and physical features. It includes country boundaries, major cities, major mountains in shaded relief, ocean depth in blue color gradient, along with many other features.Who was the leader of the Danes in 866?
This is precisely what occurred in the year 866, when a huge army of Danes invaded East Anglia from their well established bases in the Low Countries of the Continent. They arived under the leadership of Ivar the Boneless and his brothers, Halfdene and Hubba and after camping the winter, turned their attention to Northumbria.Who was the king of Northumbria in 867?
The Northumbrians were now unified under King Aelle and Earl Osbert. Unfortunately this resolution of differences in the face of a common enemy, had come too late for the Northumbrian leaders. On March 23, 867, during the attempt to retake York from the Danes, Osbert was killed and King Aelle was captured.