Alfred The Great: The Dark Age King Who Defeated The Vikings | History Maker | Chronicle

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King Alfred of Wessex faced a crisis in 878 AD when a mounted force of Danes crossed into Wessex, catching him defenseless as his army had been disbanded for Christmas. Defeat and Resilience: Despite the initial defeat, King Alfred was not finished. Alfred vowed to return victorious, earning the nickname “Alfred the Great” for his qualities of restraint, loyalty, generosity, chastity, and continence.

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