Alfred The Great, King of Wessex AD 871. He was a remarkable and pious man who brought a new order to the Kingdom following his defeat of the Danes. His son built New Minster at Winchester as a family mausoleum to house his tomb.
A grapheme formed from the letters a and e. Originally a ligature representing a Latin diphthong, it has been promoted to the full status of a letter in the alphabets of some languages. As a letter of the Old English Latin alphabet, it was called æsc ("ash tree") after the Anglo-Saxon futhorc rune which it transliterated; its traditional name in English is still ash
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Goodrich Castle, Herefordshire - In existence by 1101, known as Godric’s Castle, named probably after Godric of Mappestone. At the beginning of the 12th century, the castle had passed from Godric to William Fitz Baderon, thought to be his son-in-law, and on to his son, Baderon of Monmouth who married Rohese de Clare, a member of the powerful de Clare family. Gilbert de Clare eventually acquired Goodrich Castle himself. Gilbert generation 29 on tree.