The Rest Is History


250. Alfred the Great: Fury of the Vikings

Alfred the Great is under invasion from the Vikings.

Join Tom and Dominic as they discuss Alfred's anointment by the Pope in Rome, his duality as both a fearsome warrior and a man of poetry, plus his unbelievable escape from a Christmas ambush from Viking invaders.

The second episode in this two part series, Alfred the Great: Return of the King, will be available on Thursday. If you want to hear it right now, just head to and sign up to The Rest Is History Club.

Dominic's book, 'Adventures in Time: Fury of the Vikings', is available to buy now in all good bookshops.







Producer: Dom Johnson

Exec Producer: Jack Davenport

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