249 – Kenneth MacAlpin and the Birth of Scotland

We’ve reached the end of an era. It was late 899, and Alfred (who has been our central figure for dozens of episodes) was at last at rest. But with his death, there was a sudden opening at the top levels of West Saxon politics and Alfred’s son, Edward, was a top contender for that position.

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  1. Congrats!!! Much celebration to be had! I’ve finally caught up with all the episodes! What to do with life now while I wait for the next episode?…

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