Alfred the Great: The Man Who Made England

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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 scholar and statesman like no other in English history. His rule spanned troubled times. His shores were under constant threat from Viking marauders and he faced turmoil at home. Soon after he began his rule a conspiracy erupted and ...

Alfred the Great: The Man Who Made England 2006, John Murray Publishers, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780719566660

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Alfred the Great: The Man Who Made England 2005, John Murray Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780719566653

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