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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 6th century7th century8th century
Decades: 650s  660s  670s  – 680s –  690s  700s  710s
Years: 684 685 686 – 687 – 688 689 690

Events

  • December 15Sergius succeeds Conon as Pope
  • King Theuderic III of Neustria is defeated by Pepin of Herstal, Mayor of the Palace of Austrasia. Austrasia and Neustria are combined again; Pepin becomes de facto ruler of both areas.
  • Egica succeeds Erwig as king of the Visigoths.
  • Construction of the Dome of the Rock is started.
  • Adamnan visits the Northumbrian court of Ecgfrith to ransom Irish captives.

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