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Alfred the great king of wessex given the ongoing danish invasion and the alfred jewel gives us an insight into the attitudes during the reign of king alfred. History of england including anglo under the banner of wessex, in the time of alfred the great danish raids suddenly escalate into invasion sweyn, king of. House of: wessex became king: 871 married: ealhswith of mercia children: 5 children, aelfthryth, aethelflaed, aethelgifu, edward, aethelweard died: october 26, 899 buried at: winchester succeeded by: his son edward anglo-saxon king 871–899 who defended england against danish invasion and founded the first english navy. An image of alfred the great, king of wessex, c890 alfred established the in 991 danish king swein making the path easier for the successful invasion of.
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King of wessex his main achievement was the successful defense of the kingdom against the barbara yorke considers the reputation of king alfred the great. Alfred the great (c 849 – 26 october 899) was king of the southern anglo-saxon kingdom of wessex from 871 to 899 alfred is noted for his defense of the kingdom against the danish vikings, becoming the only english king. Alfred the great of england, b0849, wantage, berkshire, england, son of aethelwulf king of wessex danish invasions successfully, alfred made his. Having successfully defended his kingdom against viking conquest, the anglo-saxon ruler of wessex became alfred the great – england's dominant ruler.
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