Circa 885 AD, King Alfred the Great (849 - 901).
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A statue of Alfred The Great (849-899) in Winchester, Hampshire circa 1975. It is by sculptor Hamo Thornycroft and was erected in 1901
An engraving (top) of King Alfred the Great (849 - 899) of Wessex, from an imagined portrait by Raineri, circa 1835.
Circa 900 AD, Alfred the Great, King of England (849 - 901).
878 AD, A fleet of Danish longboats suffers defeat by King Alfred the Great's navy at Swanage in Dorset. The Vikings had been trying to wrest leadership of England from the Anglo-Saxons for two centuries, and continued to do so for...More
Circa 880 AD, King Alfred the Great (849 - 901) with the symbols of office.
Circa 880 AD, David Wilkie's portrayal of Alfred The Great (849 - 899) being scolded for burning cakes. Wilkie, born in Fife, was sent to the Trustees Academy in Edinburgh before moving to London to study at the Royal Academy. He is...More
Circa 895, Alfred 'the Great' (849-899 AD), King of Wessex [Britain] from 871. Recognized as sovereign of all England not under Danish rule. Repelled Danish invasion, 892-896, using improved, organized navy. Compiled best laws of...More
Disguised as a minstrel, King Alfred the Great (849 - 899, right) of Wessex, spies on his Danish enemies at a banquet, circa 890.
King Alfred the Great (849 - 899) of Wessex with his wife Ealhswith (also Ealswitha or Ethelwitha) of Mercia (right), circa 875.