King Alfred the Great - This person, the subject of the book, lived from 849-899, and was a man of extraordinary character for his day.
Asser - This man was summoned by the subject of the book as one of the holy men to teach him to read. He was a monk from Wales and St. David's, and rose to become Bishop of Sherborne in the 890s.
King Aethewulf - This man was the father of the subject of the book.
Alfred's Brothers - These men were all kings and were close to the subject of the book.
The Vikings - These men invaded England throughout the life and reign of the subject of the book.
Pope Gregory the Great - This man was the leader of the Roman Catholic Church between 590 and 604.
Boethius - This man is the author of the Consolation of Philosophy.
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