'Alfred the Great, Disguised as a Harper, Playing Before Guthrum', (878), 1890. Creator: Unknown
'Alfred the Great, Disguised as a Harper, Playing Before Guthrum', (878), 1890. Alfred the Great (c847-899) King of Wessex 871-c886 and King of the Anglo-Saxons c886-899, disguised as a minstrel in the Danish camp of Guthrum at Chippenham in 878. From "Cassell's Illustrated Universal History, Vol. III - The Middle Ages", by Edmund Ollier. [Cassell and Company, Limited, London, Paris and Melbourne, 1890. ]
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The Improvised Concert, or The Price of Harmony, 1790. Artist: Boilly, Louis-Leopold (1761-1845)
The Improvised Concert, or The Price of Harmony, 1790. Found in the collection of Musee de l'Hotel Sandelin, Saint-Omer.
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'Alfred In The Danish Camp', (c1850). Artist: Unknown
'Alfred In The Danish Camp', (c1850). Alfred was king of the southern Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Wessex from 871-899 AD. Here, Alfred, in disguise, sings to Guthrum the Danish king. Colour plate from Pictures of English History, George Routledge & Sons, (London, New York, c1850).
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