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Alfred The Great, King of Wessex AD 871. He was a remarkable and pious man who brought a new order to the Kingdom following his defeat of the Danes. His son built New Minster at Winchester as a family mausoleum to house his tomb.

Alfred, King of Wessex & King of the English

Alfred The Great, King of Wessex AD 871. He was a remarkable and pious man who brought a new order to the Kingdom following his defeat of the Danes. His son built New Minster at Winchester as a family mausoleum to house his tomb.

Alfred The Great, King of Wessex AD 871. He was a remarkable and pious man who brought a new order to the Kingdom following his defeat of the Danes. His son built New Minster at Winchester as a family mausoleum to house his tomb.

Alfred, King of Wessex & King of the English

Alfred The Great, King of Wessex AD 871. He was a remarkable and pious man who brought a new order to the Kingdom following his defeat of the Danes. His son built New Minster at Winchester as a family mausoleum to house his tomb.

Alfred the Great, King of Wessex - Amid the ruins of Shaftesbury Abbey is a recreation of a medieval herb garden, and in the centre of this, surveying the whole site, is a striking bronze statue of Alfred the Great, founder of the Abbey and King of Wessex from 871 to 899. ** #Statues

Alfred the Great, King of Wessex

Amid the ruins of Shaftesbury Abbey is a recreation of a medieval herb garden, and in the centre of this, surveying the whole site, is a striking bronze statue of Alfred the Great, founder of the Abbey and King of Wessex from 871 to 899.

Stained glass of Aethelflaed, Lady of the Mercians, eldest daughter of Alfred the Great.

The Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of Mercia

Stained glass of Aethelflaed, Lady of the Mercians, eldest daughter of Alfred the Great.

Alfred "The Great" King of England was king of Wessex defending the English Kingdom against vikings (Danes). He was considered a learned and merciful man who encouraged education and improved his kingdom legal system and military structure. Who is the only English king titled with "The Great."

King Alfred the Great of England - Stock Image - C001/1269

Alfred "The Great" King of England was king of Wessex defending the English Kingdom against vikings (Danes). He was considered a learned and merciful man who encouraged education and improved his kingdom legal system and military structure. Who is the only English king titled with "The Great."

King Alfred the Great Bath Abbey | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

King Alfred the Great

Sherborne Abbey, Sherborne, Dorset The Lady Chapel, the North window 1932 by Christopher Webb

King Alfred the Great Bath Abbey | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

King Alfred the Great

Sherborne Abbey, Sherborne, Dorset The Lady Chapel, the North window 1932 by Christopher Webb

Hidden historical heroines (#21: Æthelflæd, Lady of the Mercians) – ErinLawless.co.uk

Hidden historical heroines (#21: Æthelflæd, Lady of the Mercians)

Hidden historical heroines (#21: Æthelflæd, Lady of the Mercians) – ErinLawless.co.uk

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Aethelflaed, Lady of the Mercians, Struck Fear in Viking Hearts

Aethelflaed, also known as the Lady of the Mercians, was an Anglo-Saxon ruler of Mercia who lived between the 9th and 10th centuries AD. When Aethelflaed was still a child, the Vikings controlled a large part of England.

Count Gleichen's Statue of King Alfred the Great at Wantage, Oxon. - © Nash Ford Publishing

RBH: History of Wantage, Berkshire (Oxfordshire)

Count Gleichen's Statue of King Alfred the Great at Wantage, Oxon. - © Nash Ford Publishing

Count Gleichen's Statue of King Alfred the Great at Wantage, Oxon. - © Nash Ford Publishing

RBH: History of Wantage, Berkshire (Oxfordshire)

Count Gleichen's Statue of King Alfred the Great at Wantage, Oxon. - © Nash Ford Publishing