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Alfred the Great: The King and His England
by Eleanor Shipley Duckett
University of Chicago Press, 1958
Paper: 978-0-226-16779-4 | eISBN: 978-0-226-22919-5 | Cloth: 978-0-226-16777-0

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
Filled with drama and action, here is the story of the ninth-century life and times of Alfred—warrior, conqueror, lawmaker, scholar, and the only king whom England has ever called "The Great." Based on up-to-date information on ninth-century history, geography, philosophy, literature, and social life, it vividly presents exciting views of Alfred in every stage of his long career and leaves the reader with a sharply-etched picture of the world of the Middle Ages.

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