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At their father's behest and by mutual agreement, Alfred's elder brothers succeeded to the kingship in turn, rather than endanger the kingdom by passing it to under-age children at a time when the country was threatened by worsening Viking raids from Denmark. Since the s, the Vikings had been using fast mobile armies, ing thousands of men Single club in Rosebank in Naughty woman want sex tonight Port Arthur longships, to raid the coasts and inland waters of England for plunder.
Such raids were evolving into permanent Danish settlements; inthe Vikings seized York and established their own kingdom in the southern part of Northumbria. The Vikings overcame two other major Anglo-Saxon kingdoms, East Anglia and Mercia, and their kings were either tortured to death or fled.
Finally, in the Danes attacked the only remaining independent Top for women ready to fuck bottom kingdom, Wessex, whose forces were commanded by King Aethelred and his younger brother Alfred.
At the battle of Ashdown inHousewives looking nsa Muldrow Oklahoma 74948 routed the Viking army in a fiercely fought uphill assault. However, further defeats followed for Wessex and Alfred's brother died.
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As King of Wessex at the age of 21, Alfred reigned was a strongminded but highly strung battle veteran at the head of remaining resistance to the Vikings in southern England.
In earlythe Danes led by Women want sex Everglades Guthrum seized Chippenham in Wiltshire in a lightning strike and used it as a secure base from which to devastate Wessex.
Local people either surrendered or escaped Hampshire people fled to the Isle of Wightand the West Saxons were reduced to hit and run attacks seizing provisions when they. With only his royal bodyguard, a small army of thegns the king's followers and Aethelnoth earldorman of Somerset as his ally, Alfred Glenn MI bi horny wives to the Somerset tidal marshes in which he had probably hunted as a youth.
It was during this time that Alfred, in his preoccupation with the defence of his kingdom, allegedly burned some cakes which he had been asked to look after; the incident was a legend dating from early twelfth century chroniclers. A resourceful fighter, Alfred reassessed his strategy and adopted the Danes' tactics Horny women in baxley ga. Lonely Girls building a fortified base at Athelney in the Somerset marshes and summoning a mobile army of men from Wiltshire, Somerset and part of Hampshire to pursue guerrilla warfare against the Danes.
Love in gillamoor In MayAlfred's army defeated the Danes at the battle of Edington. According to his contemporary biographer Bishop Asser, 'Alfred attacked the whole pagan army fighting ferociously in dense order, and by divine will eventually won the victory, made great slaughter among them, and pursued them to their fortress Chippenham After fourteen days the pagans were brought to the extreme depths of despair by hunger, cold and fear, and they sought peace'.
This unexpected victory proved to be the turning point in Wessex's battle for survival.
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