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Alfred the Great and his times

John Hibbert Swann

Alfred the Great and his times

millenary celebration, 1901 : an annotated study-list of books in the Reference Library

by John Hibbert Swann

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Published by Manchester Public Libraries in Manchester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alfred, -- King of England, -- 849-899.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[compiled by] John H. Swann.
    SeriesManchester Public Libraries, Occasional lists -- no. 7
    ContributionsManchester Public Libraries.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination9p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18607748M

    Alfred the Great: The Man Who Made England. by Justin Pollard. See Customer ReviewsCited by: 2.


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This book was my introduction to the life of Alfred the Great and served, since it covered the history surrounding his life, as a transitional work spanning some of the period between Roman and "Arthurian" Britain which I'd been studying and the medieval period with which I already had some acquaintance/5.

Price: Price:$ You Save: You Save:$ (35%) "Marvelous history about a wonderful, wonderful man" - by Granny Zebra (Anchorage, Alaska United States) A great consolidation of all the information available about Alfred the Great. He was THE Renaissance Man before the Renaissance.

A Hero King: A Romance of the days of King Alfred the Great, by Eliza F. Pollard, published by Partridge in The story is more fact than fiction. The author has managed to bring the character and his times to life.

Twixt Daydawn and Light, by William Gordon Stables (), published by John F. Get this from a library. The golden dragon: Alfred the Great and his times. [Alf J Mapp, Jr.]. Genre/Form: History Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mapp, Alf J. (Alf Johnson), Golden dragon: Alfred the Great and his times.

Alfred the Great by Jacob Abbott, first published in Alfred the Great was King of Wessex from to Alfred successfully defended his kingdom against the Viking attempt at conquest, and by his death had become the dominant ruler in England.

He is the only English monarch to be accorded the epithet "the Great."/5. Book Description: Alfred the Great is a rare historical figure from the early Middle Ages, in that he retains a popular image.

This book provides a reassessment of the famous ruler of Wessex, informed by current scholarship, both on the king as a man in history, and the king as a. The Golden Dragon: Alfred the Great and His Times (Book): Mapp, Alf J. 2. The World of Alfred's Boyhood, 3.

Alfred and His Brother, King Ethelred, 4. King Alfred and the Great War against the Danes, 5. King Alfred and His Rule in Wessex 6. King Alfred and His Scholars and Teachers 7.

King Alfred and the Later War against the Danes, 8. King Alfred and His Earlier Translations : Eleanor Shipley Duckett. Alfred the Great, Containing Chapters on His Life and Times by Alfred Bowker (Editor) Edward the Elder, by N.

Higham and David Hill. Book Description By drawing upon sources as diverse as literature and archaeology, this book brings together a rich variety of scholarship to offer a new insight into the world of Edward the Elder, son and successor of King Alfred. 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.

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King Alfred. Everybody knows that he is called "the Great," but few remember why. Forgetfulness is strange, for few men have led lives so full of physical, mental, and spiritual adventure, or influenced in so many ways the lives of people in every part of the globe.

The Golden Dragon is his fascinating and moving story, told afresh with the aid of recent archaeological evidence and. "This is the story of England's birth. A great story, beautifully told." (Bernard Cornwell, author of The Pale Horseman) Alfred was England's first king, and his rule spanned troubled times.

As his shores sat under constant threat from Viking marauders, his life was similarly imperiled by conspiracies in his. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

National Emergency Alfred the Great and his times by Mapp, Alf J. (Alf Johnson), Publication date Topics Alfred, King of England,Anglo-Saxons Publisher La Salle, Ill., Open CourtPages: The Medieval Life of King Alfred the Great: A Translation and Commentary on the Text Attributed to Asser.

Basingstoke, UK, and New York: Palgrave, E-mail Citation» Follows up on his biography of Alfred and sees the Life, allegedly by Asser, as a medieval forgery written by Byrhtferth of Ramsey c.

Sturdy, David. Alfred the. Genre/Form: History Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bowker, Alfred.

Alfred the Great. Freeport, N.Y., Books for Libraries Press []. The book is full of clear information and although it is most definitely an academic and detailed study of Alfred and his times, it is written in an easy to read and engaging style, which has stimulated me to want to read more around this subject/5(75).

Alfred is the only English king ever to be called 'Great'. It was not a title given by political supporters, not the sycophantic gift of an official biographer, nor a self-styled title.

It was the gift of history. Justin Pollard's enthralling, authoritative account befits Alfred - a soldier, a 4/5(3). LIKE ALFRED THE GREAT AND PETER PAN Churchill has been the subject of and pretext for an avalanche of books since his death.

Churchill is further likened to such disparate types as Alfred. The golden dragon: Alfred the Great and his times by Alf J Mapp starting at $ The golden dragon: Alfred the Great and his times has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.Alfred the Great was baptised with Alfred as his sponsor.

In AD, Alfred negotiated a treaty with the Danes. England was divided, with the north and the east (between the Rivers Thames and. Why is Alfred "the Great?" A simple answer is that he has been seen as a man who saved England, invented English identity and pioneered English as a written language.

He is the first Englishman for whom a biography survives, so we know more about Alfred and his ideals than we do for most people who lived over 1, years : The History Press.