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The Life And Times Of Alfred The Great

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Published by University Press of the Pacific .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history (ie other than Britain & Ireland),
  • World history,
  • History: World,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Europe,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8424239M
    ISBN 101410212815
    ISBN 109781410212818

    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 Life and Times of Alfred the Great" by Charles Plummer. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to . Book is in typical used-Good Condition. Will show signs of wear to cover and/or pages. There may be underlining, highlighting, and or writing. item 2 The Life and Times of Alfred the Great (Kings & Queens) By Douglas Woodruff - The Life and Times of Alfred the Great (Kings & Queens) By Douglas Woodruff. $/5(1).


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The Life And Times Of Alfred The Great by Charles Plummer Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Life and Times of Alfred the Great Hardcover – January 1, by Douglas/5(3). Douglas Woodruff's book brings King Alfred back to life: The events of his father's reign, the circumstances of Alfred's ascent to the throne, the sense of patriotism he instilled in his subjects, and the after-effects of Alfred's commitment to God and Country--the man's spirit echoed for centuries/5(3).

The author discusses Alfred the Great in the opening part of the book but then jumps back to the Invasion of Britain by the Romans and then King Arthur, then moves on to the Saxons and the Vikings. Interspersed in each of the accounts are some interesting cultural norms of the day, like monasteries, and great halls, town life, serfdom, churls and slaves.3/5(1).

A clear, beautifully illustrated introduction to Alfred's life and times. Since so much space is taken up with illustrations there actually isn't all that much text and the book can be read in a few hours/5.

The Life And Times Of Alfred The Great Paperback The Life And Times Of Alfred The Great book Septem by Charles Plummer (Author)Cited by: 5. Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Skip to main The Life And Times Of Alfred The Great book The Life and Times of Alfred the Great: With an Appendix by Charles Plummer.

Publication date Publisher Clarendon Press Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of unknown library Language English. Book. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

The life and times of Alfred the Great by Plummer, Charles; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Kings and rulers, Biography, Anglo-Saxons, History, Accessible book; Places: Great Britain, England, Wessex; People: Alfred King of England (); Times: Alfred.

Life and times of Alfred the Great by Plummer, Charles. Publication date Usage CC0 Universal Topics Alfred, King of England Publisher being the Ford lectures for Appendix: Sermon on the death of Queen Victoria From the Brittle Books digitization program at the Ohio State University Libraries.

Addeddate There's not a lot of biographies about Alfred the Great, at least for e-readers. There is this jewel, however, that reads like a novel, partly because he had such an interesting and meaningful life.

Growing up he never knew a time when his world wasn't being ravaged by Vikings, who regularly took slaves and destroyed everything in their wake/5().

The life and times of Alfred the Great by Giles, J. (John Allen), Publication date Topics Alfred, King of England, Book from the collections of New York Public Library Language English. Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb Pages: Alfred the Great.

Jump to navigation Jump to search. 9th-century King of Wessex. Alfred the Great (Old English: Ælfrēd, Ælfrǣd, 'Elf-counsel' or 'Wise-elf'; between and – 26 October ) was King of Wessex from to c.

and King of the Anglo-Saxons from c. to He was the youngest son of King Æthelwulf of : Æthelwulf, King of Wessex. The Life and Times of Alfred the Great Being the Ford lectures for Note: Appendix: Sermon on the death of Queen Victoria.

Language: English: LoC Class: DA: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Great Britain, Ireland, Central Europe: Subject: Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography Subject: Alfred, King of England, Subject.

The Life and Times of Alfred the Great. Paperback. Overview. Alfred the Great, "elf counsel" or "wise elf"; - 26 October ) was King of Wessex from to Alfred was the youngest son of King Æthelwulf of Wessex.

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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Giles, J.A. (John Allen), Life and times of Alfred the Great.

London, G. Bell,   The Life and Times of Alfred the Great by Charles Plummer is one of the great works of its time. it is one the vintage collection from the works of Charles Plummer. Tells the story of Alfred the Great, King of Wessex. Despite small resources, this singular man - a doughty warrior, impressive administrator and dedicated scholar - succeeded in defeating formidable foes and becoming the founder of the English monarchy.

Genre/Form: History Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Plummer, Charles, Life and times of Alfred the Great.

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Alfred The Great And The Saxons book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(2). 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. The Life and Times of Alfred the Great by Charles Plummer,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

The Life and Times of Alfred the Great Review. January 1, A clear, beautifully illustrated introduction to Alfred's life and times. Since so much space is taken up with illustrations there actually isn't all that much text and the book can be read in a few hours.

January 1, I have the complete set of the Kings and Queens of England series/5(4). The former, in his Life and Times of Alfred the Great, Oxford,says (p.

52): ' The work which bears Asser's name cannot be later thanand the attempt to treat it as a forgery of the eleventh or twelfth century must be regarded as having broken down.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Life and Times of Alfred the Great by Charles Plummer (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at. The medieval 'Life' of King Alfred of Wessex purports to be written by Asser, a monk in the King's service.

This account of one of England's best loved and most famous kings has been accepted as offering evidence on most aspects of life in early medieval England and beyond.

It was used in Victorian times to create a 'Cult' of Alfred. The medieval 'Life' of King Alfred of Wessex purports to be written by Asser, a monk in the King's service. This account of one of England's best loved and most famous kings has been accepted as offering evidence on most aspects of life in early medieval England and beyond.

It was used in Victorian times to create a 'Cult' of : A Smyth. The life and times of Alfred the Great; being the Ford lectures for by Plummer, Charles, Pages: King Alfred of England book. Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

The life and times of the Anglo-Saxon king/5. The Life and Times of Alfred the Great: Being the Ford Lectures for - Ebook written by Charles Plummer. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Life and Times of Alfred the Great: Being the Ford Lectures for Alfred lived and died in the ninth century, a time when nearly every known individual is as much fable as fact.

It was a mysterious age, before dragons were confined to the pages of bestiaries, when saints walked the earth and when God proved his presence through almost daily miracles/5. Life and times of Alfred the Great. New York, Haskell House, (OCoLC) Named Person: Alfred, King of England; Alfred, King of England: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Charles Plummer.

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. Buy The Life and Times of Alfred the Great (Kings & Queens S.) 1st Book Club Associates by Woodruff, Douglas (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4). Buy The Life And Times Of Alfred The Great First Edition by Douglas Woodruff, 16 Pages of Colour Plates & Illustrations in Black & White (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4).

Click to read more about The Life and Times of Alfred the Great by Douglas Woodruff. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers All about The Life and Times of Alfred the Great by Douglas Woodruff/5(1). KING ALFRED THE GREAT AND OUR COMMON LAW.

By Prof. F.N. Lee, Australia. I Nthe famous German Church Historian Rev. Professor Dr.J.H. Kurtz (1) called King Alfred the greatest and noblest of all the monarchs England has ever had.

King Alfred ruled from to A.D. the life and times of alfred the great. being the ford lectures for by charles plummer, m.a. fellow and chaplain of corpus christi college, oxford. Download alfred the great or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. 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.

Alfred: Warrior King. Thrupp, Stroud, UK: Sutton, E-mail Citation» “Not yet another history of the life and times” of Alfred. Smyth, Alfred P., trans. 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».

Alfred the Great: The King and His England [Eleanor Shipley Duckett]. 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 calledAuthor: Eleanor Shipley Duckett.In this audiobook, you will catch a glimpse into the life and struggles of Alfred the Great.

The audiobook covers his exploits, his weaknesses, and all the things that made him great. Like all historic figures from centuries past, his actual history has been blurred in a mixture of fact, fiction, myth, and legend.The life and times of King Alfred the Great Alfred's father was King Ethelwulf, who ruled over the south west of England.

He traced his own genealogy all the way back to Noah.3 Professor Warren W. Lehman records4 that King Alfred himself boldly traced his own ancestry — via the Scythians, to.