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A Hymn of Alfred’s

The Story of Alfred the Great “He seems to me a very foolish man, and very wretched, who will not increase his understanding while he is in the world.” King Alfred, the Great (849-899) Leading up to the 10th century, … Continue reading

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nil sine numine

(nothing without the divine will) Today I’m going to cover a bit of history involving a prehistoric King of England who was known as Canute (actually spelled Cnut). The funny pictured above is quite amusing to the average Englishman who … Continue reading

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