King Alfred the Great (849-899) was King of Wessex from 871 to 899 and by the time of his death had become the dominant ruler in England



Drawn and engraved by George Vertue (1684-1756) for ‘The Heads of the Kings of England Proper for Mr. Rapin’s History of England’. Printed for James, John and Paul Knapton, London 1736.

Copper engraving
Digital image size 4208 x 5878 px
23.8 cm x 33.2 cm (300 dpi)