Has Alfred the Great been found?

It could be the year for discovering notorious monarchs. Just weeks after remains found under a car park were confirmed as Richard III, archaeologists now believe they may just have stumbled on Alfred the Great. During excavations in a churchyard in Winchester, named in ancient documents as his burial place, archaeologists have found an unmarked grave with human skeletal remains.  Unearthing the Anglo-Saxon king who fought off the Vikings and established the foundations of England’s law codes and justice system would be one of the most significant finds ever. But archaeologists admit discovering him would be a very long shot, as unlike Richard III who remained under the same car park for five hundred years, Alfred’s bones were moved at least twice. Travel to England with Far Horizons!

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