Sunday, December 8, 2019

Saint Alfred the Great – Saint of the Day – October 26

Saint Alfred the Great Biography

Saint Alfred the Great Profile. Born: 849 AD in United Kingdom, Europe. Worked in England. Died: October, 26. 899 in England. Feast Day is celebrated on October 26.

The Feast of Saint Alfred the Great – Saint of the Day

Saint Alfred the Great Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth 849 AD
Country of Birth United Kingdom in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Married
Profession King
Place of Work England
Date of Death October, 26. 899
Place of Death England
Feast Day October 26
Beatification Beatified by N/A
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
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Saint Alfred the Great Biography

Saint Alfred the Great was the Youngest of five sons of King Ethelwulf of Wessex. He was an ideal Christian king of Wessex, he came to the throne during a Danish invasion.

Alfred defeated the Danes and preserved the growth of the Church in England. He is the Patron of learning, he established a court school, invited British and foreign scholars to work there. He Personally translated several religious works into Anglo-Saxon. His laws made no distinction between British and Welsh subjects, a first.