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Alfred successfully defended his kingdom against the Viking attempt at conquest, and by his death had become the dominant ruler in England.
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It was such a commercial debacle and critical failure that Mad successfully arranged for all references to the magazine ( including a cameo by Alfred E. Neuman ) to be removed from future TV and video releases of the film, although those references were eventually restored on the DVD version.
In 1944, Alfred Blalock at Johns Hopkins University had begun successfully performing surgery on the great vessels around the heart to relieve the symptoms of tetralogy of Fallot, demonstrating that heart surgery could be possible.
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Jean Zay voluntarilly located himself in the continuation of Alfred de Vigny, Augustin-Charles Renouard and Proudhon, who had opposed themselves to Lamartine during the 19th century, and defended the " spiritual interest of the collectivity ".
However, Alfred eventually won a sequence of victories against the Danes, exploiting the fear of the Viking threat to raise large numbers of men and using a network of defended towns called burhs to defend his territory and mobilise royal resources.
In this book, he defended the " constriction theory " of paleozoologist Nils Odhner and claimed that Alfred Wegeners theory of plate tectonics was incorrect and that the migration of species has been helped by a sunken continent in the Atlantic, i. e. Atlantis.
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The defeat at Wilton smashed any remaining hope that Alfred could drive the invaders from his kingdom.
In other words, Alfred succeeded to Ceolwulf ’ s kingdom, consisting of western Mercia ; and Guthrum incorporated the eastern part of Mercia into an enlarged kingdom of East Anglia ( henceforward known as the Danelaw ).
Over the last two decades of his reign, Alfred undertook a radical reorganisation of the military institutions of his kingdom, strengthened the West Saxon economy through a policy of monetary reform and urban planning and strove to win divine favour by resurrecting the literary glories of earlier generations of Anglo-Saxons.
) Alfred had seapower in mind: if he could intercept raiding fleets before they landed, he could spare his kingdom from ravaging.
In Alfred Duggan's Conscience of the King, a historical novel about Cerdic, founder of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Wessex, Ambrosius Aurelianus is a Romano-British general who rose independently to military power, forming alliances with various British kings and setting out to drive the invading Saxons from Britain.
Sometime between 878 and 886, the territory was formally ceded by Wessex to the Danelaw kingdom of East Anglia, under the Treaty of Alfred and Guthrum.
Alfred the Great's victory at Edington in 878 stemmed the Danish attack ; however, by then Northumbria had devolved into Bernicia and a Viking kingdom, Mercia had been split down the middle, and East Anglia ceased to exist as an Anglo-Saxon polity.
During the period of the reigns from Egbert to Alfred the Great, the kings of Wessex emerged as Bretwalda, unifying the country and eventually forging it into the kingdom of England in the face of Viking invasions.
As a result, many of the Vikings returned to northern England, where Jorvic had become the centre of the Viking kingdom but Alfred of Wessex managed to keep them out of his country.
Aethelwulf was succeeded by each of his four surviving sons ruling one after another: the rebellious Aethelbald, then Ethelbert, who had previously inherited the eastern territories from his father and who reunited the kingdom on Aethelbald's death, then Aethelred, and finally Alfred the Great.
Wessex was invaded in 871, and although Aethelred and Alfred won some victories and succeeded in preventing the conquest of their kingdom, a number of defeats, heavy losses of men and the arrival of a fresh Danish army in England compelled Alfred to pay the Danes to leave Wessex.
A portion of the Danish army settled in Mercia, but at the beginning of 878 the remaining Danes mounted a winter invasion of Wessex, taking Alfred by surprise and overrunning much of the kingdom.
Over the following years Alfred carried out a dramatic reorganisation of the government and defences of Wessex, building warships, organising the army into two shifts which served alternately and establishing a system of fortified burhs across the kingdom.
Alfred the Great managed to maintain his kingdom of Wessex and push back the Viking incursions, relieving the neighbouring kingdoms from the threat of the Danes following his famous victory over them at the Battle of Ethandun in 878.
Eadburh is mentioned by Asser, a ninth-century monk who wrote a biography of Alfred the Great: Asser says that Eadburh had " power throughout almost the entire kingdom ", and that she " began to behave like a tyrant after the manner of her father ".
The Danelaw resulted when Alfred the Great was forced to cede half his kingdom to the Vikings, who then settled there for a time and engaged in peaceful trade, but attacks eventually resumed and the English kings had to pay tribute ( Danegeld ).
Bede summarises Oswiu's reign in this way: Oswald being translated to the heavenly kingdom, his brother Oswy, a young man of about thirty years of age, succeeded him on the throne of his earthly kingdom, and held it twenty-eight years with much trouble, being harassed by the pagan king, Penda, and by the pagan nation of the Mercians, that had slain his brother, as also by his son Alfred Ealhfrith of Deira | Ealhfrith, and by his cousin-german Ethelwald Œthelwald of Deira, the son of his brother who reigned before him.
According to his Life of King Alfred, Asser was a monk at St David's in what was then the kingdom of Dyfed, in southwest Wales.
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They withdrew to Mercia, but, in January 878, made a sudden attack on Chippenham, a royal stronghold in which Alfred had been staying over Christmas, " and most of the people they killed, except the King Alfred, and he with a little band made his way by wood and swamp, and after Easter he made a fort at Athelney in the marshes of Somerset, and from that fort kept fighting against the foe ".
A year later in 881 Alfred fought a small sea battle against four Danish ships “ on the high seas ”.
In response to this incursion, Alfred led an Anglo-Saxon force against the Danes who, instead of engaging the army of Wessex, fled to their beached ships and sailed to another part of Britain.
Hoover campaigned for efficiency and the Republican record of prosperity against Democrat Alfred E. Smith.
While some, like Spencer, used analogy from natural selection as an argument against government intervention in the economy to benefit the poor, others, including Alfred Russel Wallace, argued that action was needed to correct social and economic inequities to level the playing field before natural selection could improve humanity further.
One possible reason for this expedition was because Alfred needed aid in his defense against the Danes or Vikings, who had taken over most of England.
A team of Lillywhite, Alfred Shaw and Arthur Shrewsbury financed England's next tour to North America and Australia, in 1881 / 2, and it was during this tour that the first accusations of match fixing appeared, during England's match against a Victoria XI.
Chevrolet was positioned by Alfred Sloan to sell a lineup of mainstream vehicles to directly compete against Henry Ford's Model T in the 1920s, with " Chevrolet " or " Chevy " being at times synonymous with GM.
In particular, Alfred the Great, King of Wessex, was inspired and encouraged in his struggle against the Danes by a vision or dream he had of Cuthbert.
In the view of M. K. Lawson, the intensity of Edmund's struggle against the Danes in 1016 is only matched by Alfred the Great's in 871, and contrasts with Æthelred's failure.
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These wars were a prelude to the long struggle of the Saxons of Alfred the Great against the Danes a generation later, which also included the leader named Guthrum, all of whom founded the Danelaw.
One fraction led by Admiral Alfred von Tirpitz were avid followers of the teachings of the American historian Alfred Thayer Mahan and believed in building a “ balanced fleet ” centred around the battleship that would, if war came, seek out and win a decisive battle of annihilation ( Entscheidungsschlacht ) against the Royal Navy.
King Æthelred of Wessex and his brother, Alfred, led their army against the Danes at Nottingham, but the Danes refused to leave their fortifications.
In response, King Æthelred of Wessex, along with his brother Alfred marched against the Danes, who were positioned behind fortifications in Nottingham, but were unable to draw them into battle.
For the rest of the year Alfred concentrated on attacking with small bands against isolated groups of Danes.
878 In January Guthrum led an attack against Wessex that sought to capture Alfred while he wintered in Chippenham.
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It was enclosed with substantial earthworks by King Alfred the Great in the 9th century as part of a network of fortified towns known as burhs or " burghs " to protect Wessex against the Vikings.
When the Northern Pacific Railway's transcontinental rail line arrived in 1881, the town was renamed for Alfred Howe Terry, a General in the Union Army who commanded an 1876 expedition in connection with George Armstrong Custer ’ s campaign against Native Americans, specifically in the west.
The town began as a railroad station for the Santa Fe railroad, and was named Alfred, for the son of an attorney. The town is named after Zach Mulhall, father of Lucille Mulhall who was the first official ' cowgirl ' to actually compete against men in rodeo events and win.