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life and times of Alfred the Great

being the Ford lectures for 1901

by Plummer, Charles

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alfred, King of England, 849-899

  • Edition Notes

    Appendix: Sermon on the death of Queen Victoria.

    Statementby Charles Plummer ... With an appendix.
    SeriesFord lectures delivered in the University of Oxford,, 1901, Ford lectures ;, 1901.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA153 .P73
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 232 p.
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6919570M
    ISBN 100403006899
    LC Control Number02021039
    OCLC/WorldCa661011

    Alfred, king of Wessex (–), a Saxon kingdom in southwestern England. He prevented England from falling to the Danes and promoted learning and literacy. Compilation of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle began during his reign. Learn more about Alfred’s life and rule. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Life and Times of Alfred the Great by Charles Plummer (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

    Alfred P. Smyth (editor). The Medieval Life of King Alfred the Great: A Translation and Commentary on the Text Attributed to Asser. Palgrave. pp. David Sturdy. Alfred the Great. London: Constable. pp. B. Thorpe. Translated by R. Pauli. The Life of Alfred the Great. London: Henry G. Bohn. pp. Douglas Woodruff. The Life. Worthy Christian Books» Alfred Edersheim» The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah» Book 3, Chapter The Great Crisis in Popular Feeling – The Last Discourses in the Synagogue of Capernaum – Christ the Bread of Life – ‘Will Ye Also Go Away?’ Book 3, Chapter

    Alfred was the son of king Ethelwulf, who was the son of Egbert, who was the son of Elmund, who was the son of Eafa, who was the son of Eoppa, who was the son of Ingild. Ingild, and Ina, the famous king of the West-Saxons, were two brothers. Ina went to Rome, and there ending this life honourably, entered the heavenly kingdom, to reign there forFile Size: KB. Description. The Life of King Alfred by Bishop Asser is the earliest known source about an Anglo-Saxon king, a king often known today as ‘Alfred the Great’ (r. – CE).. Who was Asser? Asser was a Welshman from St David’s, who later became Bishop of Sherborne. His name is Hebrew, from the Old Testament figure of Aser (Asher), the 8th son of Jacob (Genesis 13).


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Tells the story of Alfred the Great, King of Wessex. Despite small resources, this singular man - a doughty warrior, impressive administrator and dedicated scholar - succeeded in defeating formidable foes and becoming the founder of the English monarchy.

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