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The best pictures of King Alfred burning the cakes

Posted in Best pictures, Historical articles, History, Royalty on Tuesday, 9 August 2011

The best pictures of King Alfred burning the cakes portray the distracted king being scolded by the swineherd’s wife. The first picture of King Alfred shows him being scolded while sitting by a Saxon hearth as the cakes turn black.

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King Alfred burns the cakes by Peter Jackson

The second picture of King Alfred burning the cakes shows him being scolded in front of the neatherd.

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King Alfred is scolded for burning the cakes, by Howard Davie

The third picture of Alfred the Great burning the cakes is a humorous caricature of the famous apocryphal event updated for comic effect.

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The Burnt Cake Episode A.D.878 by Arthur Moreland

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