The Viking Wars of Alfred the Great's Britain - full documentary

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Alfred the Great, King of the West Saxons, came to power in the midst of a crisis for the Anglo Saxon Kingdoms of Britain. Viking attacks had escalated into full scale invasions, and King Alfred faced a series of devastating battles for the very existence of his kingdom. In this documentary, we look at Alfred's rise to power, his epic clashes with the great Viking armies of 9th century Britain - including the Battle of Edington in 878, and his efforts at reforming and strengthening the Anglo-Saxon territories under his rule.

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Visuals created and edited by J Stephen Roberts and OtherRealm Productions ().

Sources:
-Adams, Max - The Viking Wars, (Pegasus Books, 2018)
-Alfred the Great: Asser’s Life of King Alfred and Other Contemporary Sources, trans. Simon Keynes and Michael Lapidge, (Penguin, 2004)
-Arman, Joanna - The Warrior Queen: The Life and Legend of Aethelflaed, Daughter of Alfred the Great, (Amberley, 2017)
-Brook, Christopher - From Alfred to Henry III, 871-1272, (Norton Library, 1969)
-Ferguson, Robert - The Vikings, (Penguin, 2010)
-Haywood, John - Northmen: The Viking Saga, AD 793-1241, (Head of Zeus, 2020)

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Heavy Interlude by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license.  Source:  Artist: 
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