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Alfred the Great

Author: P J Helm
Publisher: New York, Crowell [1965, ©1963]
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alfred's life as monarch was to be a struggle against the great Danish forces that sought the permanent foreign occupation of half of England. His greatness stemmed from his success as a general, and his ability to gain knowledge from the experience of others.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Helm, P.J. (Peter J.), 1916-
Alfred the Great.
New York, Crowell [1965, ©1963]
(OCoLC)644859466
Named Person: Alfred, King of England
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: P J Helm
OCLC Number: 1329233
Description: 205 pages illustrations, map 22 cm
Contents: Alfred "the Great"? --
A small world --
The youngest son (849-65) --
Ravens from the east --
Second in command (865-71) --
The year of battles (871) --
The critical years (871-8) --
The year of decision (878) --
The reorganization of the kingdom --
Foreign policy, religion and learning --
A new frontier (878-86) --
The last war (892-6) --
The man of letters --
The Alfred legend --
Alfred the Great.
Responsibility: [by] P.J. Helm.

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Alfred's life as monarch was to be a struggle against the great Danish forces that sought the permanent foreign occupation of half of England. His greatness stemmed from his success as a general, and his ability to gain knowledge from the experience of others.

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