Alfred the Great - Saxon King of Wessex Alfred the Great has gone down in history as one of Britain’s most successful rulers. Born in Berkshire in the mid-ninth century, Alfred succeeded to the throne in 871 following the death of his elder brother Aethelred I. Alfred had six children with his wife, Ethelswida, including … Continue reading British Monarchs From Alfred to Elizabeth – Alfred the Great
Hi! My name is Bethan, I'm a 20 year old student from Wales currently in my second year of university studying BA Medieval Studies. I love all things Medieval, Tudor and British Royal History, and I created this blog to share my interests with others. I also love to cook, craft, read, spend time with … Continue reading Welcome to My Blog!