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Here’s a fact that sounds made up but it’s totally true:

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One of the learned men who joined King Alfred the Great’s Court in the last decades of the 9th Century was named Werewolf.

Yep, that’s right. Werewolf.

He was a highly educated priest from the Kingdom of Mercia, who joined Werferth, bishop of Worcester, supported the King and his court to access Latin texts and translate them into Old English, so that wisdom can be shared among…



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Raluca Enescu

Small charity manager; workers’ rights advocate; data cruncher; purveyor of pretty graphs. Writing in History of Yesterday, Illumination and The Daily Cuppa.