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