Person    | Male  Born 848  Died 26/10/899

Alfred the Great

Categories: Royalty

King of the West Saxons and of the Anglo-Saxons. Born Wantage. Introduced a level of education not previously known in Anglo-Saxon England for his sons, those of other nobles and even clever boys of lower birth (no girls, of course). Fought the Vikings and the Danes and burnt the cakes. In the 880s he reoccupied London and restored it to a secure and habitable town again. He was Lord of the Manor of Lewisham. Buried Winchester.

 

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Alfred the Great - Lewisham

The dates on the plaque differ from those usually given: date of birth varies...

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Alfred The Great statue

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City University

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