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Frontispiece. THE TRADITIONAL PORTRAIT OF
ALFRED THE GREAT.
This conception of Alfred's features is probably at least 200
It appears in one of the Bodlean prints with this legend : Alfredus Saxonum Rex, Coll. Universitatis Oxon. Fundutor. Circa A. Chr. 877. Hujus Sunnu Regis Effigiem a Tabula in Bibl. Bodlerana factum Reverendo viro Nathan Wetheveil, ST.P. Nathan Wetherell was Master of University from 1764-1808, but the original to which he refers cannot be traced.