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People/Characters: Alfred the Great

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Aelfred's Britain: War and Peace in the Viking Age by Max Adams
Alfred the Great : papers from the eleventh-centenary conferences by Timothy Reuter
Alfred the Great: Asser's Life of King Alfred and Other Contemporary Sources by John Asser
Alfred the Great: London's forgotten king by John Clark
Alfred the Great: The King and His England by Eleanor Shipley Duckett
Alfred the Great: The Man Who Made England by Justin Pollard
Alfred the Great: War, Culture and Kingship in Anglo-Saxon England by Richard P. Abels
The Anglo-Saxon Age: A Very Short Introduction by John Blair
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle by Anonymous
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle by G. N. Garmonsway
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle by James Ingram
Anglo-Saxon England by Frank M. Stenton
The Anglo-Saxon World by Kevin Crossley-Holland
The Ballad of the White Horse by G. K. Chesterton
The Beginnings of English Literature by William T. McNiff
The Beginnings of English Society by Dorothy Whitelock
The Birth of Britain by Winston S. Churchill
The Blazon of Honour Studies in Mediaeval and Renaissance Magnanimity by Margaret Greaves
A Brief History of Britain 1066 - 1485 by Nicholas Vincent
A Brief History of the Anglo-Saxons by Geoffrey Hindley
Britain in the First Millennium by Edward James
The Briton and the Dane: Timeline by Mary Ann Bernal
The Burning Land by Bernard Cornwell
The Cambridge Companion to Old English Literature by Malcolm Godden
The Cambridge History of English Literature: Vol. I, From the Beginnings To the Cycles of Romance by A. W. Ward
The Cambridge History of English Literature: Vol. II, The End of the Middle Ages by A. W. Ward
Cnut: Emperor of the North by M. J. Trow
A Companion to the Folklore, Myths and Customs of Britain by Marc Alexander
The conquest of England by Eric Linklater
Death of Kings by Bernard Cornwell
Don't Know Much About the Kings and Queens of England by Kenneth C. Davis
The Dragon and the Raven by G. A. Henty
England: 1000 Things You Need to Know by Nicholas Hobbes
The English Way - Studies In English Sanctity From St. Bede To Newman by Maisie Ward
The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll Through the Hidden Connections of the English Language by Mark Forsyth
Famous Men of the Middle Ages by John H. Haaren
From Alfred to Henry III, 871-1272 by Christopher BrookeKing of Wessex and later King of the Anglo-Saxons
Gildenford by Valerie Anand
Great Ages of Man: The Birth of Europe by Gerald SimonsKing of Wessex
Great Tales from English History Omnibus by Robert Lacey
A Guide to Old English by Bruce Mitchell
History of King Alfred of England by Jacob Abbott
The Horizon Concise History of England by Reginald James White
In Search Of The Dark Ages by Michael Wood
Journey for a Princess by Margaret Leighton
Keepers of the Kingdom: The Ancient Offices of Britain by Alastair Bruce
King Alfred the Great by Alfred P. Smyth
King Eochaidh the Horse Warrior by A. M. White
The King in the North: The Life and Times of Oswald of Northumbria by Max Adams
The King Liveth by Jeffery Farnol
The King of Athelney by Alfred Duggan
The Last Kingdom, Season 1 by Stephen Butchard
A Letter from the Pope[novelette] by Harry Harrison
The Life and Times of Alfred the Great by Douglas WoodruffKing of England
The Life and Times of Alfred the Great - an Illustrated Guide to Places of Interest by George Weidenfeld and Nicolson Ltd and Book Club A
The literature of the Anglo-Saxons by George K. Anderson
The Lords of the North by Bernard Cornwell
The Lore of the Land: A Guide to England's Legends, from Spring-heeled Jack to the Witches of Warboys by Jennifer Westwood
Lost Literature of Medieval England by R. M. Wilson
Maiden and the Monster by Michelle M. Pillow
Makers of European History by Lula E.I. White
The Marsh King by C. Walter Hodges
The Namesake: A Story of King Alfred by C. Walter Hodges
A New Critical History of Old English Literature by Stanley B. Greenfield
The owl and the nightingale; (and), Cleanness; (and) St. Erkenwald by Brian Stone
The Oxford History of English by Lynda Mugglestone
The Pale Horseman by Bernard Cornwell
The Saxon and Norman Kings by Christopher Brooke
The Saxon Kings by Richard Humble
Select translations from Old English prose by Albert S. Cook
The Story of Medieval England From King Arthur to The Tudor Conquest by Jennifer Paxton
Studies in the History of Old English Literature by Kenneth Sisam
A Study of History, Vol. 1: Abridgement of Volumes I-VI by Arnold J. Toynbee
Sweet's Anglo-Saxon Reader in Prose and Verse by Henry Sweet
Sword Song: The Battle for London by Bernard Cornwell
Two Voyagers at the Court of King Alfred: The Ventures of Ohthere and Wulfstan, Together with the Description of Northern Europe from the Old English by Ohthere
The White Horse King: The Life of Alfred the Great by Benjamin R. Merkle
Wide as the Waters: The Story of the English Bible and the Revolution It Inspired by Benson Bobrick

Character description

Alfred the Great (849-899), King of Wessex from 871 to his death, defended his realm against the Danish invaders and became the dominant ruler in England. He attempted to Christianize the entire country and promoted education.

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