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5 edition of The Life And Times Of Alfred The Great found in the catalog.

The Life And Times Of Alfred The Great

by Charles Plummer

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • History - General History,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9797642M
    ISBN 100548131813
    ISBN 109780548131817
    OCLC/WorldCa178366946

    The medieval 'Life' of King Alfred of Wessex purports to be written by Asser, a monk in the King's service. This account of one of England's best loved and most famous kings has been accepted as offering evidence on most aspects of life in early medieval England and beyond. It was used in Victorian times to create a 'Cult' of Alfred.   The medieval 'Life' of King Alfred of Wessex purports to be written by Asser, a monk in the King's service. This account of one of England's best loved and most famous kings has been accepted as offering evidence on most aspects of life in early medieval England and beyond. It was used in Victorian times to create a 'Cult' of : A Smyth.

      The life and times of Alfred the Great; being the Ford lectures for by Plummer, Charles, Pages: King Alfred of England book. Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The life and times of the Anglo-Saxon king/5.

    The Life and Times of Alfred the Great: Being the Ford Lectures for - Ebook written by Charles Plummer. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Life and Times of Alfred the Great: Being the Ford Lectures for Alfred lived and died in the ninth century, a time when nearly every known individual is as much fable as fact. It was a mysterious age, before dragons were confined to the pages of bestiaries, when saints walked the earth and when God proved his presence through almost daily miracles/5.


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The Life And Times Of Alfred The Great by Charles Plummer Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Life and Times of Alfred the Great Hardcover – January 1, by Douglas/5(3). Douglas Woodruff's book brings King Alfred back to life: The events of his father's reign, the circumstances of Alfred's ascent to the throne, the sense of patriotism he instilled in his subjects, and the after-effects of Alfred's commitment to God and Country--the man's spirit echoed for centuries/5(3).

The author discusses Alfred the Great in the opening part of the book but then jumps back to the Invasion of Britain by the Romans and then King Arthur, then moves on to the Saxons and the Vikings.

Interspersed in each of the accounts are some interesting cultural norms of the day, like monasteries, and great halls, town life, serfdom, churls and slaves.3/5(1).

A clear, beautifully illustrated introduction to Alfred's life and times. Since so much space is taken up with illustrations there actually isn't all that much text and the book can be read in a few hours/5.

The Life And Times Of Alfred The Great Paperback – Septem by Charles Plummer (Author)Cited by: 5. Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content The Life and Times of Alfred the Great: With an Appendix by Charles Plummer.

Publication date Publisher Clarendon Press Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of unknown library Language English. Book. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

The life and times of Alfred the Great by Plummer, Charles; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Kings and rulers, Biography, Anglo-Saxons, History, Accessible book; Places: Great Britain, England, Wessex; People: Alfred King of England (); Times: Alfred.

Life and times of Alfred the Great by Plummer, Charles. Publication date Usage CC0 Universal Topics Alfred, King of England Publisher being the Ford lectures for Appendix: Sermon on the death of Queen Victoria From the Brittle Books digitization program at the Ohio State University Libraries.

Addeddate There's not a lot of biographies about Alfred the Great, at least for e-readers. There is this jewel, however, that reads like a novel, partly because he had such an interesting and meaningful life.

Growing up he never knew a time when his world wasn't being ravaged by Vikings, who regularly took slaves and destroyed everything in their wake/5().

The life and times of Alfred the Great by Giles, J. (John Allen), Publication date Topics Alfred, King of England, Book from the collections of New York Public Library Language English. Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb Pages: Alfred the Great.

Jump to navigation Jump to search. 9th-century King of Wessex. Alfred the Great (Old English: Ælfrēd, Ælfrǣd, 'Elf-counsel' or 'Wise-elf'; between and – 26 October ) was King of Wessex from to c.

and King of the Anglo-Saxons from c. to He was the youngest son of King Æthelwulf of : Æthelwulf, King of Wessex. The Life and Times of Alfred the Great Being the Ford lectures for Note: Appendix: Sermon on the death of Queen Victoria. Language: English: LoC Class: DA: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Great Britain, Ireland, Central Europe: Subject: Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography Subject: Alfred, King of England, Subject.

The Life and Times of Alfred the Great. Paperback. Overview. Alfred the Great, "elf counsel" or "wise elf"; - 26 October ) was King of Wessex from to Alfred was the youngest son of King Æthelwulf of Wessex. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Giles, J.A. (John Allen), Life and times of Alfred the Great. London, G. Bell,   The Life and Times of Alfred the Great by Charles Plummer is one of the great works of its time.

it is one the vintage collection from the works of Charles Plummer. Tells the story of Alfred the Great, King of Wessex. Despite small resources, this singular man - a doughty warrior, impressive administrator and dedicated scholar - succeeded in defeating formidable foes and becoming the founder of the English monarchy.

Genre/Form: History Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Plummer, Charles, Life and times of Alfred the Great. Books Advanced Search Amazon Charts Best Sellers & more Top New Releases Deals in Books School Books Textbooks Books Outlet Children's Books Calendars & Diaries Life and times of Alfred the Great and over 8 million other books are available for Amazon : Charles Plummer.

Alfred The Great And The Saxons book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(2). Alfred, king of Wessex (–), a Saxon kingdom in southwestern England. He prevented England from falling to the Danes and promoted learning and literacy.

Compilation of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle began during his reign. Learn more about Alfred’s life and rule.The Life and Times of Alfred the Great by Charles Plummer,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

The Life and Times of Alfred the Great Review. January 1, A clear, beautifully illustrated introduction to Alfred's life and times. Since so much space is taken up with illustrations there actually isn't all that much text and the book can be read in a few hours.

January 1, I have the complete set of the Kings and Queens of England series/5(4).