King Alfred, King of the West Saxons

King Alfred the Great

King Alfred the Great. From Wikimedia.

O God, who didst raise up King Alfred to serve and minister unto his people: Grant that we, and all our countrymen who bear office in the world, may think lightly of earthly place and honour, and seek rather to do the things that are pleasing unto . . . → Read More: King Alfred, King of the West Saxons