By Anonymous, Simon Keynes
Asser's lifetime of King Alfred, written in 893, is a revealing account of 1 of the best of medieval kings. Composed by means of a monk of St David's in Wales who turned Bishop of Sherborne in Alfred's carrier and labored with him in his efforts to restore faith and studying in his nation, this lifestyles is likely one of the earliest surviving royal biographies. it truly is an admiring account of King Alfred's existence, written in soaking up element - chronicling his battles opposed to Viking invaders and his fight to extend the power and information of his humans, and to unite his humans at a time of clash, uncertainty and conflict.
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1. 14. Kingsley, preface to Westminster Sermons, in The Works of Charles Kingsley, 28 vols. (London: Macmillan, 1879–84), XXVIII (1881), xxviii. 15. Charles Kingsley: His Letters and Memories of His Life, ed. Frances E. Kingsley, 2 vols. (London: Kegan Paul, 1876), II, 28. 16. Kingsley, Glaucus; or, The Wonders of the Shore (1855), Works, V (1879), 100. 17. Kingsley, Madam How and Lady Why (1869), Works, XIII (1880), 263; cf. pp. 298–99. 18. Kingsley, Alton Locke, Tailor and Poet (1850), Works, III (1881), 390.
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Alfred the Great: Asser's Life of King Alfred & Other Contemporary Sources by Anonymous, Simon Keynes