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Alfred the Great

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishAlfred the GreatAl‧fred the Great /ˌælfrəd ðə ˈɡreɪt/  (849–899) king of Wessex (871–899), the southwestern part of England. At this time, the rest of England was mostly controlled by Danes (=people from Denmark), and Alfred fought against them to win back English land. He is usually considered to be the first king of England.
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