Who's Who in the Viking Age
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Alfred the Great

LifeAlfred the Great, Alfred I, Ælfred (c. 849 – 26 October 899).
King of West-Saxons (871 – 886) King of the Anglo-Saxons (871-899).
FamilyHouse of Wessex.
Father is Æthelwulf of Wessex.
Mother is Osburga.
Married to Ealhswith (868).
Children: Æthelflæd, Eadmund, Eadweard, Elfreda, Æthelgiva, Ælfthryth, Æthelweard.
EventsBattle of Edington (878).
Treaty of Alfred and Guthrum (after 878).
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle.
Sources: BBC History, Brittannica, FMG, Wikipedia.

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