Thursday, 18 October 2012

Narrative: Notes - Alfred the Great

  • Brief overlook - the 'Bullet' story
  • A daily in-sight to his life - 'Man + Wife' Story
  • Regarded as a Saint by some Catholics
  • King of the Southern Anglo - Saxon Kingdom of Wessex.
  • He is the only English monarch known as 'The Great'.
  • Reign = 871 to 899
  • Alfred defeated the Danes at the Battle of Ashlawn in Berkshire
  • Alfred defeated the Danes again in the Battle of Edington

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