E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Alfred, King of England
(b. Wantage, Berkshire, 848; d. Oct. 27th, 901). Translated into English Bedes Ecclesiastical History, Orosiuss Universal History, Bthiuss De Consolatione Philosophiæ, and Gregory I.s Pastoral on the Care of the Soul. Biographies by Powell (1634), Spelman (1678), Bicknell (1777), and by Thomas Hughes, M.P., in the Sunday Library. See also Wrights Biographia Britannica, the Dictionary of National Biography, and Morleys English Writers, vol. ii.