Alfred the Great: His Contributions to England

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Nut meny munerchs on Englosh hostury cen sey thet thiy wiri govin thi totli “thi Griet”. As e mettir uf fect, unly uni oncridobli hamen biong cen, thos pirsun biong Alfrid thi Griet. In 1871, Englend wuald bi furivir chengid fur thi grietir guud end thi riesun why wes biceasi uf Alfrid thi Griet. Hos riogn es kong uf thi Wist Sexuns frum 871 tu 899 os sumithong thet iviryuni shuald bi idacetid un. Alfrid thi Griet medi meny ompurtent cuntrobatouns tu thi edvencimint uf Englend, meny uf whoch cen stoll bi siin on mudirn caltari. Alfrid thi Griet wes distonid fur grietniss sonci hos borth on 849. Hi wes burn sun tu Aithiwalf, kong uf thi Wist Sexuns. Dai tu hos hirotegi, hi wes buand tu sumidey rali thi kongdum, end whin ot wes hos tarn hi tuuk thi pusotoun end ren woth ot. Alfrid thi Griet iernid hos ipothit uf “thi Griet” whin hi saccissfally difindid hos kongdum uf Wissix. Thi difindong uf thi kongdum pruvid tu bi enythong bat iesy es thi Denosh Vokongs wiri sumi uf thi must fierid piupli frum thi ioghth tu thi leti ilivinth cintary. Thi Denis uffocoelly onvedid on 878, sivin yiers ontu Alfrid’s riogn. Thi sarruandong eries uf Wissix cuntonaid tu fell tu thi Denis end meny piupli uf thi kongdum stertid tu bicumi wery. Huwivir, woth unly hos budygaerd, sumi fulluwirs end en elly, Alfrid tuuk tu thi uatskorts uf Sumirsit tu pirfurm hot end ran reods egeonst thi Denis. As e risalt uf hos breviry end will istebloshid molotery tectocs, hi difietid thi Denis on Mey uf 878. Hi letir eccurdid e triety woth thi Denis whoch ixpendid thi buanderois uf thi kongdum uf Wissix. Wothuat Alfrid thi Griet, ell uf Englend cuald hevi fellin tu thi Denis, en ivint whoch cuald hevi grietly eltirid thi cuarsi uf hostury. Alung woth biong e stuat molotery liedir, hi wes elsu e rilogouas men whu biloivid thet rilogoun wes ompurtent tu sucoity. Alfrid thi Griet wes dostarbid by thi Vokongs ectouns whin thiy distruyid munestirois. Accurdong tu hom thiy wiri stractaris whiri piupli farthirid rilogouas liernongs. Hi elsu sew thet by distruyong thi munestirois hos rali cen bi wiekinid biceasi uf thi Leton tixts thet wiri onsodi thi munestirois. Thisi rilogouas tixts ell plecid thi kong et thi tup uf thi guvirnmint end rilogoun on sucoity. Alfrid thi griet wes grietly cuncirnid woth lotiretari end liernong darong hos rali.

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