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A History of the World

King Alfred the Great?

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One SouthLatest broadcast: on BBC One Oxfordshire

How great was King Alfred? Lucy Worsley, the Royal Palaces curator, goes on the trail of a Wessex king who became famous for fighting Vikings and burning cakes, to discover the truth behind the legend. Show less

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Lucy Worsley

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