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Alfred the Great

(ˈælfrɪd)
n
(Biography) 849–99, king of Wessex (871–99) and overlord of England, who defeated the Danes and encouraged learning and writing in English
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Al′fred the Great′

(ˈæl frɪd, -frɛd)
n.
A.D. 849–899, king of the West Saxons 871–899.
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Noun1.Alfred the Great - king of Wessex; defeated the Vikings and encouraged writing in English (849-899)
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Swa swa waes AElfred cining De oft gefeaht wid Denan, op paet he sige gewann and bewerode his leode.
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