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Memorials of King Alfred

J. A. Giles

Memorials of King Alfred

being essays on the history and antiquities of England during the ninth century, the age of King Alfred, by various authors.

by J. A. Giles

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Published by B. Franklin in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • England,
  • Wessex
    • Subjects:
    • Anglo-Saxons -- England -- Wessex -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Alfred, 871-899.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066.,
    • Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesAnglo-Saxon chronicle.
      StatementEdited and in part written by Dr. Giles.
      SeriesEssays in history, economics & social science, #43, Burt Franklin research & source works series, #287
      ContributionsAlfred, King of England, 849-899.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA153 .G5 1969
      The Physical Object
      Pagination380 p.
      Number of Pages380
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5631356M
      LC Control Number68057254

        The excellent accompanying guide is available as a free download or a £14 book. Though King Alfred’s Way is not signposted, we navigated easily .   Alfred E. King FORT WORTH -- Alfred E. King, a United States Postal Employee, made his peaceful transition on Monday Aug CELEBRATION OF LIFE: p.m. Saturday at Pilgrim Valley Missiona. Son of Wilsey P. King and Eliza P. (Wilson) King. Married Mourning Baty 03/Feb/ at Oregon Co., MO. Father of Evaline and John. Married Sarah Jane Pool 25/Dec/ at Howell Co., MO. Father of Tom, Mollie, William, Minnie, Charley, Effie, and Stella. Married Mrs. Permealy Moore 05/Jul/ at Howell Co., MO.


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A statue of King Alfred stands in the campus quad. Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A. High up on the North Cornice of the Cuyahoga County Courthouse, Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, is a standing portrait of King Alfred the Great, holding a book in his right hand and tools in his left hand: he wears long robes tied at the waist, a cape, Memorials of King Alfred book, and tall boots.

Buy Memorials of King Alfred, Oxfam, Giles, John Allen,Books, History. The Viking King Guthrum ruled the Danelaw (northern England) and parts of Mercia and Northumbria in the late-ninth century.

He then set his sights on the Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of Wessex, ruled by Alfred the Great. Guthrum and his Vikings made a presumably surprise attack on Alfred’s castle at Chippenham on Christmas, January 6, Alfred. OCLC Number: Notes: On spine: King Alfred.

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Why Alfred burned the Cakes: a King and his Eleven Hundred Year Afterlife by David Horspool. Published by Profile Books in Alfred the Great: Asser's Life of King Alfred and other contemporary sources: translated, with an introduction and notes by Simon Keynes and Michael Lapidge.

Published by Penguin in Alfred the Great (/9 – 26 October ) was king of the West Saxons from to c. and king of the Anglo-Saxons from c. to He was the youngest son of King Æthelwulf of father died when he was young. Three of Alfred's brothers, Æthelbald, Æthelberht and Æthelred, reigned in turn before him.

After ascending the throne, Alfred spent several years fighting Viking. The Doom Book, Dōmbōc, Code of Alfred or Legal Code of Ælfred the Great was the code of laws ("dooms" being laws or judgments) compiled by Alfred the Great (c.

AD). Alfred codified three prior Saxon codes – those of Æthelberht of Kent (c. AD), Ine of Wessex (c. AD) and Offa of Mercia (c. AD) – to which he prefixed the Ten Commandments of Moses and incorporated rules of. The whole works of King Alfred the Great book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

This is a reproduction of a book published before 5/5(1). Alfred, king of Wessex (the area south of the Thames River in England — and the Thames is the river that runs through London, so go ahead and check the map), is universally referred to as The Great.

And not without good reason. He's the odd sort of king insofar as he doesn't seem to have lusted after the throne. Anglo-Saxon monarch. The son of King Aethelwulf and his queen, Osburga. He married Ealswitha of Mercia inand succeeded his brother Aethelred in Known as one of the greatest kings ever to rule mankind, his reign began amidst devasting viking raids.

He defended his kingdom effectively, formulated a code of. marked the eleven-hundredth anniversary of the death of Alfred the Great, and to mark this event, two international conferences were held to re-evaluate and contextualise Alfred's achievements and the developments of his reign.

In the Days of King Alfred, by Beth Coombe Harris, published by Pickering and Inglis in Alfred the King, by Patry Williams (pseud), published by Faber in This novel contains an impressive list of sources used by the author, and at the rear is a fold out pedigree from Alfred to King George 6th.

A carefully curated selection of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts. Painstaking and accurate bibliographical descriptions enhance the educational value of our works, making them well suited for teaching and research. Tars is one of those daring exploits that make "the boldest hold their breath for a time." An epic upon King Alfred, in forty-eight books and six octavo volumes; and the poem yet unfinished.

From the preface by Mr. ROSCOE, the editor, it appears that the book is posthumous. In the year of our Lord's incarnationwas born Alfred, king of the Anglo−Saxons, at the royal village of Wanating, (1) in Berkshire, which country has its name from the wood of Berroc, where the box−tree grows most abundantly.

His genealogy is traced in the following order. King Alfred was the son of king. 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. Alfred is a masculine given name of English origin, a modern descendant of the Anglo-Saxon name Ælfræd (Old English pronunciation: [ˈælfˌræːd]), formed from the Germanic words ælf, meaning elf, and ræd, meaning counsel.

Its feminine form is Alfreda and diminutives of Alfred include Al, Alf, Alfie, Fred, andAlfred is still in regular usage in a number of different. Alfred Music supports music education by providing quality method books, performance sheet music, and reference materials for teachers and students.

What you have to understand is that this book was written between probably and (year of death for the author, Jacob Abbott). The earliest printing I've found for it was a Harper & Brothers copy published in (at UCLA Young research library) The history is poor, in my opinion, even for the time; though I suppose there were still historians living at that time who believed King /5(14).

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Kindle $ $ 9. 99 $ $ Available instantly. Other format: Paperback. At the Battle of Edington, an army of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Wessex under Alfred the Great defeated the Great Heathen Army led by Dane Guthrum on a date between 6 and 12 Mayresulting in the Treaty of Wedmore later the same year.

Primary sources locate the battle at "Eðandun".Until a scholarly consensus linked the battle site with the present-day town of Edington in Wiltshire, it was. Our understanding of the literary achievements of King Alfred depend very much upon what we believe about his early education.

If we are content to accept the stories of Asser, the famous biographer of Alfred, that he reached his twelfth birthday before he learned to read (Keynes 75), then we must reckon his literary career as a phenomenon which can only be described, not explained.

Alfred and Nancy married ca. Alfred was a farmer by trade and a Presbyterian by religion. Their first child, Nancy Susan was named after Alfred's mother, Nancy Woods Capehart King, and after Nancy's mother, Susan Bradford Truss.

Their second son, Thomas Wiley King, was named after Alfred’s father, Thomas King. Find Alfred King's memorial at You can leave condolences in the Guest Book, buy sympathy flowers, and pay your respects.

Alfred found a tutor, learned to read it aloud, and won the rare book when he was only six years old. King Ethelwulf was a devout Christian and is believed to have been a monk, pursuing a life of study at Winchester's monastery while Alfred's grandfather reigned.

Alfred the Great (c. - 26 October ) was King of Wessex from to He was the first monarch from the British Isles to style himself as 'King of the Anglo-Saxons' and so he is sometimes considered the first English started the Royal Navy in the 9th century.

- Explore Janet schlicher's board "King alfred the great" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Alfred the great, British history, Anglo saxon pins. October 26th is the day the Church remembers Alfred, King and Scholar who founded places of learning, translated Boethius' consolation of philosophy and strove to preserve the Christian faith in the midst of the pagan Danish invasions.

He is also the subject of GK Chesterton's wonderful poem The Ballad of the White Horse. I recorded. Alfred the Great, King of Wessex, a defender against Viking invasion and a social reformer; just few of the reasons why he is the only English monarch to be known as “the Great”. Alfred was born in and served as King of Wessex, a Saxon kingdom based in the southwest of modern day England, from to his death on 26th October AD.

Memorials of King Alfred, being essays on the history and antiquities of England during the ninth century, the age of King Alfred, by various authors by J. A Giles (Book). Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for Alfred B.

King (5 Dec –6 Feb ), Find a Grave Memorial no.citing Maple Grove Cemetery, Wichita.Charles Alfred King, 61, of Penn Street New Bethlehem died unexpectedly Sunday morning in Brookville Hospital following a heart attack.

He was owner and operator of King's Barber Shop on wood Street, New Bethlehem since and prior to that owned a barber shop in Kittanning for 17 years. Mr King was a member.This post is adapted from my book, King Alfred: A Man on the Move, available from would be great if you could support this project by purchasing a copy.

Athelney is where King Alfred developed a fortification at Easterat a time when Wessex had fallen to the Vikings, and it was from here that Alfred set out on the successful reconquest of his kingdom.