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Ælfred the Great, more commonly known as Alfred the Great, was the first King of the Anglo-Saxons. He was the youngest child of King Æthelwulf of Wessex, but became king after the deaths of all of his brothers.

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  1. Alfred was the first to stylize himself as 'King of the Anglo-Saxons' instead of King of Wessex. However, some refer to him as King of Wessex.
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