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The marsh king.

Author: C Walter Hodges
Publisher: New York, Coward-McCann [1967]
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A story of ninth-century Britain, when King Alfred of Wessex fought to establish and preserve peace, learning, and civilization from the invading onslaught of Danish blood, death, and Valhalla.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Alfred, King of England; Alfred, King of England; Alfred, King of England
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C Walter Hodges
OCLC Number: 303496
Description: 253 pages illustrations, maps 23 cm
Responsibility: Written and illustrated by C. Walter Hodges.

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A story of ninth-century Britain, when King Alfred of Wessex fought to establish and preserve peace, learning, and civilization from the invading onslaught of Danish blood, death, and Valhalla.

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by Molly_Grue (WorldCat user on 2008-02-22)

1. The Witnesses 2. Ethelbalt's Conspiracy 3. Queen Judith 4. Waltruda 5. The Dragon Hall 6. The King Invited 7. To the Threshold 8. Matters of Luck and Mercy 9. A Promise Given 10. Guthorm 11. Guthorm's Friends 12. A Certain Time and Place 13. The Gods 14. A Promise Kept 15. Wedding Guests 16. Rabbit Traps 17. The Bride 18. The Pig Door 19. The End of the Dragon Hall 20. The Old Enemy 21. The Panic of Wessex 22. Bread 23. Hostages 24. The Cost of Peace 25. A Plan 26. Ethelnoth 27. The Marsh King 28. The Stronghold 29. The Convent 30. Island of Princes 31. The Battle of Kynwit 32. Easter at Athelney 33. A Guardian 34. The Grinners 35. At Egbert's Stone 36. Armies Approaching 37. Ethandune 38. Conditions and Advantages 39. Leave-taking

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