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Alfred's Scholars

Werfrith, Bishop of Worcester; Ethelstan and Werwulf, two Mercian priests; Plegmund (a Mercian), afterwards Archbishop of Canterbury; Asser a Welshman; Grimbald, a great French scholar, etc., invited over to England by King Alfred.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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