Alfred the Great

Alfred the Great

Papers from the Eleventh-Centenary Conferences

Hardback404pp Illustrated234x156mm

9780754609575     Product Code: 512071


Bringing together 21 papers delivered at two conferences celebrating the 1100th anniversary of the death of King Alfred of Wessex, this volume covers the sources for Alfred’s reign, the literature of his era and Alfredian government and society; it examines the king in comparison to contemporary rulers on the continent; and a final essay by Barbara Yorke discusses the use and abuse of Alfred’s reputation in later centuries. No jacket.

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