In the Days of Alfred the Great

by Eva March Tappan

Description:  Story of the life of Alfred the Great, how at twenty-two he inherited a land overrun by savage pirates, — a restless ignorant, defenseless land, and how he fought the Danes and restored the country to a condition of peace and safety.

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Ages:  11-15
Length:  230 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white
Year published:  2006
ISBN:  978-1-59915-035-2
Genres:  British History, Biography

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Table of Contents

1. Alfred's Early Home
2. Life on the Manor
3. Alfred Goes to London 
4. Across the Continent 
5. "My Pope" 
6. Ethelbald's Revolt 
7. Queen Judith 
8. Who Shall Be King? 

  9. After the Massacre
10. On the Island of Thanet 
11. "I Must Serve My People" 
12. The Coming of the Sons of Lodbrog 
13. The Danes at Croyland 
14. The White Horse of Ashdown 
15. Thor or Thealfi? 
16. In Time of Peace

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