Alfred the Great

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king of Wessex


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JOf course, we're not talking about King Alfred the Great of Wessex.
The subject of the life of Alfred the Great had been treated in literature and music alike on several occasions.
Among the highlights of his life and work are the legacy of Alfred the Great, at the court of Athelstan, as abbot of Glastonbury, his exile and return, as Archbishop of Canterbury, the monasteries, statesman, and two kings he had known, as well as his successors, the flowering of the 10th century, and his canonization as Saint Dunstan.
And in the early hours of Monday morning, remains believed to belong to King Alfred the Great were exhumed from an unmarked grave at St Bartholemew's Church in Winchester.
London, Feb 6 ( ANI ): After exhuming King Richard III's skeleton from a car park in Leicester, scientists are now turning their attention to an even earlier king - Alfred the Great.
Following the confirmation on Monday that the skeletons of King Richard III were those found in 2012 under a former car parking lot, speculations are rife that the next kingly remains to be dug up are that of Alfred the Great.
Here we discover a source for many of the good things that derive from our English ancestors: That source is King Alfred the Great.
After all, Russia had Catherine and Peter the Great, Prussia had Frederick the Great and ancient England Alfred the Great.
Descendants of Germanic tribes who invaded the island in the early fifth century, the Anglo-Saxons' legacy includes King Alfred the Great, who battled the Viking invasions, and the Old English epic Beowulf.
The eclectic author, who was jailed in Brazil after he was caught up in a fight in Ronnie Biggs' bar, previously had a cameo role as a dead viking in Alfred the Great.
The Political Thought of King Alfred the Great, by David Pratt.
For this, the second installment of his Alfred the Great series (following The Last Kingdom), he mined the Anglo-Saxon Chronicles and other texts to provide a detailed and accurate context for his saga.
The translation programme of King Alfred the Great was unprecedented in England, but drew on long-standing scholarly and patristic ideas about language.
In adulthood his allegiance changes once more, when tragedy compels him to return to the country of his birth to fight for Alfred The Great.
Thomas a Becket, Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, the emperor Elagabalus, Edward the Confessor, Alfred the Great, the aforementioned Demetrius Poliorcetes, and Bohemond I of Antioch.