Alfred the Great, was King of Wessex from 871 to 899. Alfred is noted for his defence of the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms of southern England against the Vikings, becoming the only English king to be accorded the epithet “the Great”. Alfred was the first King of the West Saxons to style himself “King of the Anglo-Saxons”.
Alfred the Great, King of the Anglo-Saxons. (849 – 26 October 899) (Old English: Ælfrēd, Ælfrǣd, "elf counsel") was King of Wessex from 871 to 899. Alfred successfully defended his kingdom against the Viking attempt at conquest, and by the time of his death had become the dominant ruler in England.
Llamado por muchos despiadado, asesino, criminal....personas poco conocedoras de la historia que juzgan al Magno bajo nuestros conceptos modernos, idiotas que vilipendian la memoria del mas grande general y estratega que haya existido. Ante el, palidece cualquier memoria de otros hombres, sus hazañas las mas grandes jamas realizadas por ningun hombre.