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Alfred the Great

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Akbar versus Askia Mohammed I and Alfred the Great versus Elizabeth I

Battle Ground History

Today, we finish up the first round in the Leaders bracket. Our first battle is between the Mughal Emperor Akbar against the head of the Songhai Empire of Western Africa, Askia Mohammed I. The second scrum is an all England fight between the King of the West Saxons, Alfred the Great and the Queen with an era named after her, Elizabeth I. Find out who moves on to the second round.Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

28mins

6 Apr 2021

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King Alfred the Great

Visions of the Past

One of the best things about Assassin’s Creed is its use of historical characters. Today we’re going to talk about a person who we have seen within Assassin’s Creed Valhalla but who also had a great influence on all of England, King Alfred the Great. Want to be part of the brotherhood? There are several ways you can support this podcast: Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and iHeart Radio. Leave a review on Apple Podcast Follow me on Twitter: @visions_ac Find me on Instagram: @visions_ac Music by: Joseph McDade

15mins

23 Mar 2021

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Wessex Alfred The Great Gin

Fonetimes

This episode is also available as a blog post: https://windowthroughtime.wordpress.com/2021/03/04/wessex-alfred-the-great-gin/

2mins

4 Mar 2021

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England: The Last Kingdom Of Alfred The Great (Part 2)

Anthology of Heroes

After a humiliating defeat, Alfred retreats to the swamps of Wessex and desperately tries to pickup the pieces of his shattered kingdom.Meanwhile, Viking Warlord Guthrum recruits more Danes to help subdue the troublesome realm.The fate of England stands upon the edge of a knife.Part 2 of 2.Join the Anthology on Instagram for extra content about this and future episodes!https://www.instagram.com/anthologyofheroes/Notes/Attributions: https://anthologyofheroespodcast.com/2021/02/22/england-alfred-the-great/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

27mins

28 Feb 2021

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England: The Last Kingdom Of Alfred The Great (Part 1)

Anthology of Heroes

Alfred was the ruler of the Kingdom of Wessex in the 9th century. As the rest of England fell to Viking invaders he won a string of miraculous victories and pushed back the heathens. It seemed God stood with him, but for how long? Part 1 of 2.Join the Anthology on Instagram for extra content about this and future episodes!https://www.instagram.com/anthologyofheroes/Attributions/Show Notes: https://anthologyofheroespodcast.com/2021/02/22/england-alfred-the-great/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

28mins

22 Feb 2021

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Great Leaders You Should Know, Pt. 1 - Alfred the Great

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Snarkiness

As we wait with baited breath to see what next act of stupidity/treason might or might not occur in the wake of the election, Aaron and Jason decide to take a step back into history to see what we can learn from great leaders beyond America. In the first of this ongoing series, the hosts discuss precisely why we should study such leaders, the criteria for how we’ll be engaging with and evaluating these figures, and finally, our first great leader you should know, King Alfred the Great of Wessex. Theme-song information: Music from YouTube Audio Library [Aka YAL] Music provided by RFM: https://youtu.be/hMLSa6-cXT0--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/libertysnark/message

54mins

19 Jan 2021

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Evensong for 10/26/2020; commemoration of St. Alfred the Great, King of the West Saxons and Reformer of the Church, 899

Daily Offices

Psalm 119:161-176; Isaiah 8; Mark 7:24-8:10--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/christanglican-hotsprings/support

21mins

26 Oct 2020

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Viking Age 5: Alfred the Great and Guerilla Warfare

Excavate

Welcome back, in this episode Khalid will take you through possibly the most significant Viking archaeological site in Britain and explain the techniques Archaeologists use, as well as what these discoveries teach us about the Great Heathen Army. Then we'll explore a time where Anglo-Saxon Britain teetered on the edge of total annihilation and Alfred the Great was forced to earn his name. Follow the host https://twitter.com/KhalidWinter Directed by Emily Ling Williams

34mins

24 Oct 2020

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Alfred the Great

How and Why History

Ever since his reign in the 9th century, Alfred the Great has been celebrated as one of the most accomplished of our kings. A learned and religious man who encouraged education, Alfred defended his lands against Viking invaders. But how did Alfred, King of Wessex become Alfred the Great? How effective was he in fighting the Vikings? And why did he burn those cakes? Rob Weinberg asks the big questions about this unforgettable king to historian Justin Pollard, author of Alfred the Great: The Man who made England.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

35mins

30 Sep 2020

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How and Why History: Alfred the Great

Channel History Hit

Ever since his reign in the 9th century, Alfred the Great has been celebrated as one of the most accomplished of our kings. A learned and religious man who encouraged education, Alfred defended his lands against Viking invaders. But how did Alfred, King of Wessex become Alfred the Great? How effective was he in fighting the Vikings? And why did he burn those cakes? Rob Weinberg asks the big questions about this unforgettable king to historian Justin Pollard, author of Alfred the Great: The Man who made England.Subscribe to History Hit and you'll get access to hundreds of history documentaries, as well as every single episode of this podcast from the beginning (400 extra episodes). We're running live podcasts on Zoom, we've got weekly quizzes where you can win prizes, and exclusive subscriber only articles. It's the ultimate history package. Just go to historyhit.tv to subscribe. Use code 'pod1' at checkout for your first month free and the following month for just £/€/$1.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

36mins

22 Sep 2020

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