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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 8th century9th century10th century
Decades: 840s  850s  860s  – 870s –  880s  890s  900s
Years: 868 869 870871872 873 874

Events[change | change source]

  • Somerton becomes the capital of the Kingdom of Wessex.
  • Alfred the Great succeeds as king of Wessex after Ethelred of Wessex's death.


for more information, see Category:871 deaths.