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  1. Alfred the Great By Kelsey Wilson

  2. Early Life • 849 AD • Wantage in Berkshire • 4th son of King Ethelwulf of Wessex

  3. Life as King • AD 871 • 23 • only English monarch known as 'the Great'. • defeated the Danes

  4. Life as King cont. • Reorganized and planned • Settlements • Navy

  5. Life as King cont. • Innovative • burhs

  6. Foreign relations • Elias III • Asser

  7. The Alfred Jewel • 1693

  8. Cultural Legacy • Schools • Translations • Art

  9. Death • 26th of October • 899 AD

  10. http://www.sacklunch.net/biography/A/AlfredTheGreat.html • http://www.biographybase.com/biography/Alfred_the_Great.html • http://www.mirror.org/ken.roberts/king.alfred.html • http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/alfred_the_great.shtml • http://www.britainexpress.com/History/Alfred_the_Great.htm