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Alfred The Great And The Last Kingdom (Part 2)

February 28, 2021

Alfred The Great And The Last Kingdom (Part 2)
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After a humiliating defeat, Alfred retreats to the swamps of Wessex and desperately tries to pickup the pieces of his shattered kingdom.

Meanwhile, Viking Warlord Guthrum recruits more Danes to help subdue the troublesome realm.

The fate of England balances on the edge of a knife...


Sources and Further Reading

The White Horse King, The Life of Alfred the great - Benjamin Merkle

Life Of King Alfred - Asser

King Alfred : burnt cakes and other legends - David Horspool

FAQ

  • Who succeeded Alfred The Great
    • Alfred was succeeded by his firstborn son, Edward the Elder.
  • When did Alfred The Great die
    • Alfred died on the 26 October 899.
  • What did Alfred the great do
    • Alfred defended the English kingdom of Wessex from Viking raids in the 9th century.

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