[ US /ˈwɛsəks/ ]
  1. a Saxon kingdom in southwestern England that became the most powerful English kingdom by the 10th century
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How To Use Wessex In A Sentence

  • I was not a pioneer of part time senior registrar training in Wessex: several people were already in post.
  • It is somewhat ironic that the last great monument of the house of Wessex was mainly a product of Norman culture.
  • In 875, Alfred went to sea with a small naval force and on the south coast of Wessex met 7 Viking longships and defeated them.
  • The plunky Wessexians winning a ferocious match under their manager Alfred against the dirty, cheating, fouling--one might almost say "pagan"--Danes led by their boss Guthrum. Epic tales of the Wessex footballing crowd | Frank Keating
  • The day before Ælfred was expected two riders came down the clay road through Kilton, bearing each the banner of the King of Wessex.
  • Groups of round burial mounds known to archaeologists as barrow cemeteries, often aligned on contours below ridges, are common in Wessex and the Thames valley.
  • Wessex replaced the sigil within the drawer, beside another ring.
  • The Countess of Wessex had a 'Bolly' good time when she officially opened The Avenue Centre and School in Tilehurst yesterday. getreading - Reading Post - RSS feed
  • Aethelred accepted the overlordship of Alfred and demoted himself from cyning (king) to ealdorman ( earl), but in return had the security of connection to the Wessex royal family. Medieval Women I Adore - Installment 1: Aethelflaed
  • A new monthly magazine Wessex Architect was launched and used to promote a wide range of events.
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