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King Alfred"s Viking

by Charles W. Whistler

  • 124 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by IndyPublish .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11983018M
    ISBN 101435318900
    ISBN 109781435318908

    King Alfred's Viking: : Charles Whistler: Libros en idiomas extranjeros. Saltar al contenido principal. Prueba Prime Hola, Identifícate Cuenta y listas Identifícate Cuenta y listas Pedidos Suscríbete a Prime Cesta. Todos los departamentos. Ir Buscar Los Más Vendidos /5(2).   According to the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle and Life of King Alfred – the West Saxons’ main courtly products telling the story of these years – that military leadership was provided by Alfred himself. But no matter whether Alfred can really be personally credited with the successes of the West Saxon kingdom in repelling the Viking threat Author: Matt Elton.

    Addeddate Identifier ost-history-king_alfreds_viking Identifier-ark ark://t0qr63r08 Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi A natural warrior, Uhtred is a leader of men — fearless, instinctive, and driven by a deep-seated need to reclaim his homeland. Fearless, gutsy, outspoken, and a born fighter, Brida feels at home in the boisterous world of the Danes. As the King who dreamt of uniting the separate kingdoms of England, Alfred has integrity and true gravitas.

    Get this from a library! King Alfred's coins: the Watlington Viking hoard. [Gareth Williams; John Naylor] -- In October , metal detectorist James Mather discovered an important Viking hoard near Watlington in South Oxfordshire. The hoard dates . Athelstan was Alfred the Great’s grandson. He reigned between AD and AD and was the very first ‘King of all England’. Athelstan was a successful .


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"An enjoyable book.", New York Times Book Review "A rich King Alfreds Viking book of ninth- and 10th-century Britain.", Publishers Weekly (starred) "A scholarly narrative of the Vikings in King Alfred's Britain. The author is commendably strict on historical accuracy/5(10).

King Alfred's Viking Paperback – March 6, by Charles Whistler (Author) out of 5 stars 12 ratings. See all 25 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — /5(12). Alfred the Great. Alfred the Great ( – 26 October ) (Old English: Ælfrēd, Ælfrǣd, “elf counsel” or “wise elf”) was King of Wessex from to Alfred successfully defended his kingdom against the Viking attempt at conquest, and by the time of his death had become the dominant ruler in England.

He is one of only two English monarchs to be given the. Born at Wantage, Berkshire, inAlfred was the fifth son of Aethelwulf, king of the King Alfreds Viking book Saxons.

At their father's behest and by mutual agreement, Alfred's elder brothers succeeded to the kingship in turn, rather than endanger the kingdom by passing it to under-age children at a time when the country was threatened by worsening Viking raids from Denmark. Three weeks later, 'the Viking king Guthrum came with his leading men to Alfred at Aller, near Athelney; Alfred stood sponsor to Guthrum at his baptism.' A few days after this, a treaty was signed at Wedmore near Glastonbury, establishing a line between the realms of Wessex and the Danish country, between Chester and London.

Æthelflæd, Lady of the Mercians (c. – 12 June ) ruled Mercia in the English Midlands from until her death. She was the eldest daughter of Alfred the Great, king of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Wessex, and his wife Ealhswith.

Æthelflæd was born around at the height of the Viking invasions ofmost of England was under Danish Viking rule – East Predecessor: Æthelred. According to medieval sources, Ragnar Lothbrok was a 9th-century Danish Viking king and warrior known for his exploits, for his death in a snake pit at the hands of Aella of Northumbria, and for being the father of Halfdan, Ivar the Boneless, and Hubba, who led.

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King Alfred's Viking by Charles W. Whistler. Paperback $ Paperback. $ NOOK Book. so far as regards the private life and doings of King Alfred, from his life as written by his chaplain, Asser. Alfred Church's Early Britain is a concise but comprehensive book that examines the history of Author: Charles W.

Whistler. 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.

King Alfred's Viking A Story of the First English Fleet is a popular book by Charles W. Whistler. Read King Alfred's Viking A Story of the First English Fleet, free online version of the book by Charles W. Whistler, on Charles W. Whistler's King Alfred's Viking A Story of the First English Fleet consists of 15 parts for ease of reading.

Alfred the Great was the first king of the Anglo-Saxons and one of only two English rulers to have been given the epithet ‘the Great’. He may have earned this title in part by defending his kingdom against the Vikings and for his efforts in improving education.

Alfred is often remembered as one of England’s greatest Anglo-Saxon : Ancient-Origins. King Alfred the Great ( AD) Alfred was king of Wessex from An educated and cultured man, he fought Viking invaders to secure greater security and a sense of identity for Anglo-Saxon England.

In his early reign, he was defeated by the Vikings and forced to escape into the marshes of Somerset. 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.

A young Viking sea-king exiled from Norway and in search of adventure and renown, encounters Saxon England's first naval fleet. King Alfred has designed and built ships to defend his land against the Danes, however there is no-one to teach his men how to sail them.4/5(17).

User Review - Flag as inappropriate Move over, Joan of Arc, and make room for another resolute, visionary warrior-woman - Aethelflaed, "King Alfred's Daughter" and Lady of the Mercians who courageously battled marauding Vikings and helped unite England in the late 9th and early 10th centuries.

This well-researched, beautifully written work of historical fiction illuminates the 5/5(4). Buy King Alfred's Coins: The Watlington Viking Hoard by John Naylor, Professor Gareth Williams (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on 4/5(1). Buy Member Credits during the first 10 days of the month for only $ each and redeem them for any book on the site.

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This is a beautifully crafted and impeccably compiled book, and one that is certainly a must-read for anyone with even a passing interest in the events and figures that molded Britain during the reign of the Vikings. A scholarly narrative of the Vikings in King Alfred's Britain.

The author is commendably strict on historical accuracy/5(11). King Alfred was a late 8th Century Anglo-Saxon king, he wasn’t king of England, because England was not yet joined into one united cohesive country, Alfred was king of Wessex.

The other kingdoms in England – Mercia, Northumbria and East Anglia and all been occupied and taken by the Danes, or if you prefer, the Vikings!. 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 king.

Alfred started the Royal Navy in the 9th century. 1 Early childhood. 3 King of Wessex. 4 King of the essor: Ethelbert.King Alfred's English: SUGGESTED FILMS. Here are a few suggested films related to topics in the book. I have listed each of them under the chapter most closely associated with the film's subject matter.

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