Hand carved in Maple wood and hand painted by professional artists. Made in Italy. St Alfred the Great Figurine is available in various sizes, please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Feast day: October 26th
Representation and Imagery: shown as a king with his royal insignia, the crown, the scepter and the orb.
Patron Saint of the childless, the Dukes, handicapped, and those rejected by religious order.
Alfred was born to the King of Wessex. He was born in 849. He was crowned King in 871 after his father and his older brother died. He protected Wessex from Viking attacks and Normans and he greatly improved the financial situation of his country. Alfred the Great died in 899 and soon after his death, people started calling him "the Great" and venerating him.