Why Is Alfred The Great A Good Ruler

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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.
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