King Alfred the Great King Alfred the Great was born at Wantage, in 849, on a royal manor of his father's holding, a family estate which long afterward he himself would leave in legacy to his wife. Alfred was the youngest of five children, four sons and a daughter, born to Ethelwulf by his wife Osburh. When Alfred was four years old, his father, the king, who by now had long despaired of getting to Rome in the present state of things, decided to send Alfred there, to at least receive the blessing of the Holy Father. The pope at the time, Leo the IV, gave Alfred the blessing to become king. Alfred's time came in the year mid-April 871, when King Æthelred died. Only a king of full age could defend the land, and although Æthelred
Wealthiest families use their money to buy elegant houses and expensive cars, but the DuPonts were different. The Dupont’s being the wealthiest family in Delaware used their money to make and develop better things to help improve Delaware. From starting a gunpowder mill to developing a hospital for sick children .Alfred I.DuPont and the DuPont family have influenced and affected Delaware in many different ways.
Charles “Chick” King was born on November 10th, 1930, in Paris, Tennessee. He lived in Paris most of his life until he was drafted to the Major League Baseball Association in 1951. He played for 11 years. Chick’s sport career started at Grove High School where he was an all- round athlete. He played football from 1947 to 1949 as well as ran track and played basketball. He was named to the all- state. He was also named to the all- county basketball team. After winning awards and playing greatly at Grove, he decided to attend the University of Memphis. He ran track at Memphis but mostly enjoyed the great game of baseball. That’s when he was drafted by the Detroit Tigers in 1951.
Asser looked up to Einhard and had a copy of Einhard’s, The Life of Charlemagne. He used it to help inspire him on how to be successful in writing The Life of King Alfred. Opposed to Einhard, Asser wrote his book about Alfred when Alfred was alive. Alfred was King of Wessex reigning from 871-899. Alfred endured many obstacles dealing with the war, however, he never gave up. Alfred became King in the middle of war. He defeated the Vikings in April of 878. Vikings were Scandinavian people who left homes to raid, pillage, trade, settle or all of the above. Many nations were paying tribute to the Vikings so that they could stop their attacks. Gunthrum, in charge of half of the Great Army led a surprise attack on Wessex, Alfred’s men were repulsed. Alfred secured his loyalty of his men by defeating the Vikings. Alfred was also a religious King, he prayed every night; certain psalms; and he learnt the daily course. He was not wasteful in which he gave money to the church. Unlike Charlemagne, Alfred the Great was a very literate person. He was big on education. He created education reforms, educated his sons and his royal court, tried to learn how to translate Latin into old English was always wanting to learn more. Alfred was deemed pious because he took care of the poor. Alfred was an active
Roswell King who was born in 1836 at St. Simons Island, GA he was the founder of the City of Roswell. Roswell King established the Roswell Manufacturing Company that was a mill that harnesses the power of the local rivers to make textiles.
We find many places named of their leaders, owners, or some great people who have worked for a cause etc but there is a country which is named after a king who is not even from the continent and that is Georgia which is one of the renowned state in united states of America and the king whom its named after is King George 2 of Great Britain. It is one among the seven federal states formed originally. And it has great history and importance among the 50 United States.
Charles Kinny is a very important preacher in the Seventh-Day Adventist Church. Not only was he a very Godly and humble preacher, he also was the first ordained Black Preacher. He helped Seventh-day Adventist reach out and connect with the black community during the 1800s. Resulting in many African Americans dedicating their life to God. There are many things we can learn from Charles so let’s get started!
Alfred the great was the most famous ruler of all the Anglo-Saxons. He was the tenacious ruler of the West Anglo-Saxons. The Anglo-Saxons were fighting the Vikings. Alfreds four brothers sadly died so the crown was passed to him. Legend tells us, when he was fleeing from the Vikings he found a village and a woman asked him to watch her cakes while she rushed to feed her animals. He was so consentrated on planning an attack on the Vikings that the cakes burned. Alfred the Great defeated the Vikings and made peace with them which caused the Viking king to convert to Christianity. He established schools to educate his people. Alfred was a really prominent ruler.
Never being able to see your friends and family seems like something unimaginable but for Morris Kent because of his own actions has to live in a nightmare for the rest of his life. Morris Kent was arrested at the age of 16 for 3 counts of robbery, 3 counts of home robberies and worst of all 2 counts of rape. Because of the severity of the crimes the prosecutor moved to try morris as an adult as the punishment would be more severe, but morris’s lawyer didn’t want to have Morris tried as an adult so he planned to argue that Morris had a “mental illness” so the case would stay in juvenile court but in the end the judges ruled against Morris and for the prosecutor. As a result Kent’s punishment was more severe at a sentence of 30 to 90 years in prison but Morris not agreeing with the decision the judges had made Morris appealed stating that the case should have stayed in juvenile court but as the judges didn’t feel the same way about the case they ruled
“A peoples dream died there, it was a beautiful dream – Aaron Huey 2010 I was shocked to hear that in 1863 38 Sioux men were killed, ordered by President Lincoln 2 days after he signs the emancipation of proclamation. The terrible injustice the Oglalalakota Nation has endured and continue to this day to endure is heart wrenching. Shepard Frey’s art work is amazing and gives food for thought to those who might know of this injustice. It’s bold and straight to the point with strong pictures bring attention to issues that plaque our country. The pictures that Aaron Huey took were also shocking, I don’t understand how we declare all these natural catastrophes run in with government support but yet ignore a whole community that suffer due to founding
Who was Henry Alexander Wise? Henry was the governor of Virginia from 1856-1860 and the man who hung John Brown.
Alfred the Great was born in the royal village of Want age. He was born in the year 846 A.D... He was born into a family that supposedly could trace their roots all the way back to Adam. His father was king Ethelwulf and his mother was Oostburg noble both by birth and nature. He grew up being loved by everybody around him, his family, friends and even all the people. He was more loved by the people than his older brothers. He was well educated by the court. But even though he was well educated he never got to learn what he wanted to learn the most: liberal arts. He couldn't learn this because there were no good teachers in the kingdom of the West-Saxons.
Wallace "Wally" Amos was born in Tallahassee, Florida July 1, 1936. In 1948 he moved to New York City to live with his Aunt where they often baked cookies together. Wally Amos is an Air Force veteran who worked as a talent agent with the William Morris Agency, would send his home-baked chocolate chip cookies to celebrities to entice them to meet and perhaps sign a deal with his agency.
Frederick Fennell was an internationally known composer who, in his career of conducting, conducted the United States Navy Band. He was born on July 2, 1914, in Cleveland, Ohio, and died on December 7, 2004, in Siesta Key, Florida, at the age of ninety.
On April 10, 1938 a young mother welcomed her first son, Stanley Lee Allen, into the world. Just a year later, she gave birth to his sister, Glenda Mae. The family had a typical life; they were content, but a fateful winter day in 1942 would change the course of their lives forever.