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The Battle of Mercia's Landing is a military engagement that is part of the Mercian Civil War. It depicts the confrontation between the combined Viking and Wessex forces against the Kingdom of Mercia. The event takes place in Season 3 Episode 1, Mercenary.


Ragnar and Aethelwulf combine theirs armies with Kwenthrith's forces against King Brihtwulf and Prince Burgred's armies.

The Battle

The Vikings landed on the river's shore with twelve ships and defeated the Mercian soldiers. The army is destroyed and King Brihtwulf is killed by Floki.


This is the first victory for Kwenthrith and her allies, Prince Burgred is now alone with his remaining army.