British History DVDs ALFRED THE GREAT - KING OF THE ANGLO-SAXONS

ALFRED THE GREAT - KING OF THE ANGLO-SAXONS

ALFRED THE GREAT - KING OF THE ANGLO-SAXONS
SKU CROMDVD1197
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Number of DVDs 1
 
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Few kings in English history deserve the epithet “great” more than Alfred, King of Wessex. In an age and country blighted by Viking invasions, Alfred inflicted repeated defeats upon the Norsemen and set about administrating the Danelaw to secure the unity of England. The great king also organised his forces into a standing army and built a recognised navy. Alfred was not only a fine warrior but was also a deeply religious man, a scholar and lawmaker. Featuring superb atmospheric dramatised reconstructions, surviving period imagery and “eye-witness” reports, this programme provides a unique account of the life of one of England’s truly great monarchs. Narrated by Peter Twist

Scene Selections
Hit and Run Attacks
Viking Advance
Vikings Invade Wessex
Constructing a Navy
The Making of Laws


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