After a stint as a hermit he became an Abbot at Bath Abbey, and did King Aethelred the Unready a favor or two by converting the invading Danish king Anlaf.
Held to ransom by the Danes, he refused to allow his parishioners to raise the cash claiming they were too poor. The frustrated Danes drank themselves into a frenzy and slew him.
St. Alphege Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Ælfheah
Birth and Death Dates: 953-1012
Celebration or Feast Day: April 19th
Role: Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 84
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Article last updated on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
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