8th and 9th Century History

Based on the clues, name these people, places and things from 701-900.
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Year
Description
Answer
878
The treaty that gave the Saxons and Danes portions of England
Wedmore
871
This 'great' English king begins his tumultuous reign
Alfred the Great
868
Vimara Peres establishes this dependent county in west Iberia
Portugal
860s
The first Norse settlers arrive on this island
Iceland
845
In China, this nontheistic religion is banned
Buddhism
843
At this city, a treaty is made that divides the Frankish Empire into three parts
Verdun
841
This Irish city is founded by Vikings
Dublin
830
In modern Mali/ Mauritania this empire is established
Ghana
809
The Byzantines begin a destructive war with this northern neighbor
Bulgaria
800
Pope Leo crowns this man Roman Emperor
Charlemagne
800s
This civilization of the Yucatan begins to decline
Maya
794
Kammu moves the Japanese capital to this city, beginning the Heian period
Kyoto
786
This smart, cunning caliph ruled during the Islamic Golden Age
Harun al-Rashid
750
Marwan II is overthrown, this new Muslim caliphate begins
Abbasid
735
This "Father of English History" and 'Venerable' English monk dies
Bede
732
At Tours, this 'Hammer' defeats the invading Arab armies
Charles Martel
726
Emperor Leo smashes a graven image, beginning this controversy
Iconoclast
711
The Moors cross the Gibraltar, creating this Muslim state in Iberia
Al-Andalus
700s
In India, this number is created
Zero
700s
This epic poem is written and passed down in England
Beowulf
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Level 76
May 5, 2015
Three questions about England (including the obscure Wedmore treaty, that only 1% knew about), and only two about the much more greater and influential Carolingian Empire, doesn't make a balanced test.
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Level 69
May 5, 2015
Might you suggest questions about this aforementioned empire? I'm afraid that, while the Carolingians had greater influence at that time, no noteworthy events occurred.
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Level 27
Jan 6, 2016
The treaty of wedmore is more commonly known as the Danelaw, which is also the name given to the area where the Vikings settled.
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Level 69
Jan 7, 2016
Danelaw is now accepted.