226 – Alfred and Legitimacy: The First Steps to War

Today, we are going to talk about the early steps of Alfred's guerrilla war against King Guthrum. We will talk about the elements of this sort of war, the circumstances of the West Saxons under Guthrum's rule, and the resulting fallout within Wessex.

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  2 comments for “226 – Alfred and Legitimacy: The First Steps to War

  1. Donna
    December 16, 2016 at 1:43 pm

    Hey, I haven’t got this far yet in the episodes but I just wanted to take a moment and say that I’m a big fan and I appreciate your work. And it’s not a reality this month, but becoming a member is on my to-do list ‘cuz I reckon that’s the best way to thank you and ensure my future listening enjoyment, ha!

  2. Kathie
    December 20, 2016 at 2:16 pm

    Jamie, how did you get through law school with your eyes! It must have been so painful, even if it did seem normal. And all the reading required for this podcast! You must have the perseverance of water. I am in awe.

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