679 in history

679 events chronologically

Dec 23 King Dagobert II is murdered while hunting

Died in 679

Jun 23 Æthelthryth the name for the Anglo-Saxon saint known, particularly in a religious context, as Etheldreda or Audrey. She was an East Anglian princess, a Fenland and Northumbrian queen and Abbess of Ely
Dec 23 Dagobert II the king of Austrasia , the son of Sigebert III and Chimnechild of Burgundy. He is also accounted a saint by the Roman Catholic Church; his feast day is 23 December