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Video footage: Statue of King Alfred, Trinity Church Square, London. This is the oldest outdoor statue in London, King Alfred the Great (871-899).It is outside the Henry Wood Hall in south London, England.
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Definition of the noun alfred the great

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  1. king of Wessex; defeated the Vikings and encouraged writing in English (849-899)


"Alfred the Great" is a 1969 epic film which portrayed Alfred the Great's struggle to rid Wessex of the invading Danes, in the 870s AD. It starred David Hemmings in the title role.

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Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology (2010)

by Clifford J. Rogers

Alfred the Great: War, Kingship, and Culture in Anglo-Saxon England. London: Longman, 1998. Abels, Richard P. Lordship and Military Obligation in Anglo-Saxon England. Berkeley and London: University of ...

Google previewDictionary of Saints (2013)

by Brian Daniel Starr

Country: England Date: Ninth Family: Father: Aelwolf Mother: Unknown Mistress Spouse: Unknown Siblings: Half brother to King Alfred the Great Ancestors: Same as King Alfred. Branches of the Tree: This is the branch of the tree in the vicinity ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Literature of Empire (2010)

by Mary Ellen Snodgrass

Sources Alfred the Great. The Proverbs of Alfred. Translated by Edvard Borgström. Stockholm: Hakan Ohlsson, 1908. Smyth, Alfred P. King Alfred the Great. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. Analects (Analects of Confucius, Lun Yu, ...

Google previewThe EPZ Questions Dictionary of History (2001)

by Joy Palmer

Alexander the Great Alfred the Great .

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