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Alfred the Great

Alfred the Great was King of Wessex from 871 to 899. Alfred successfully defended his kingdom against the Viking attempt at conquest, and by the time of his death had become the dominant ruler in England. He is the only English monarch to be accorded the epithet "the Great". Alfred was the first King of the West Saxons to style himself "King of the Anglo-Saxons". Details of Alfred's life are described in a work by the 10th-century Welsh scholar a...

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  • King Alfred and the Anglo Saxons Alfred of Wessex EP1 BBC Documentary 2013 guerrilla war

    King Alfred and the Anglo Saxons Alfred of Wessex EP1 BBC Documentary 2013 guerrilla war

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    In Search of Alfred the Great part 1 Michael Wood

  • Alfred the Great (Part 1 of 3).

    Alfred the Great (Part 1 of 3).

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    Monarchy USA Version Episode 1 The Early Kings - Host David Starkey

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