HumanitiesWeb.org - Alfred the Great - "Protector of the Poor" [Index]
HumanitiesWeb HumanitiesWeb
WelcomeHistoryLiteratureArtMusicPhilosophyResourcesHelp
Regions Alphabetically Nationality Timelines Topics Glossary
pixel

Alfred the Great
Index
Biography
Selected Works
Quotations
Suggested Reading
Other Resources
Chronology
Related Materials

Search

Get Your Degree!

Find schools and get information on the program that’s right for you.

Powered by Campus Explorer

& etc
FEEDBACK

(C)1998-2013
All Rights Reserved.

Site last updated
26 June, 2013

Alfred the Great
(~849 - 899)

Alfred the Great


"My will was to live worthily as long as I lived, and after my life to leave to them that should come after, my memory in good works."


Ruled England from 871 to 899, defended Anglo-Saxon England from Viking raids, formulated a code of laws, and fostered a rebirth of religious and scholarly activity
Personae

Terms Defined

In Context