Alfred the Great ~
Saviour of the Saxons Documentary

Alfred the Great was king of the West Saxons from 871 to c. 886 and king of the Anglo-Saxons from c. 886 to 899. He was the youngest son of King Æthelwulf, who died when Alfred was young. Three of Alfred's brothers, Æthelbald, Æthelberht and Æthelred, reigned in turn before him

Born: 849 AD, Wantage, United Kingdom

Died: 26 October 899 AD, Winchester, United Kingdom