Uhtred explains that he has no warriors. Uhtred admits that it would've been the better choice to simply ask where he wife is. He holds an axe to the queen’s throat as his men walk out with the riches. ("Episode 1.6"), Brother Asser takes Uhtred, Leofric, and Æthelwold to meet King Peredur. Read about Leofric | In the Spotlight | The Last Kingdom by The Last Kingdom and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Leofric suggests that they become Danes and plunderers. Æthelwold agrees that it should be put into God's hands. ("Episode 3.2"), Even as Uhtred recovers, he continues to have hallucinations of Leofric, who tells him that he can’t escape who he is. Filming is currently ongoing for “The Last Kingdom” Season 4. Uhtred replies that he’ll only fight if he is paid what he’s worth. Leofric then proceeds to knock Æthelwold out with a strong kick. Æthelwold suggests that he should "slit Alfred's gizzard", to which Leofric responds by slamming Æthelwold's head on the table and telling him that if he said that to anyone else, he'd be hanged. Leofric then tells Uhtred that if he hadn’t killed Alfred’s monk, he would still be his oathmen. Leofric reveals that Lord Odda was hurt in battle. A subreddit for "The Last Kingdom," the BBC/Netflix television show set in medieval England. This list shows the victims Leofric has killed: This list shows the battles Leofric has participated in: The Last Kingdom Wiki is a FANDOM Books Community. He calls Uhtred a Dane traitor. The king has heard of them and wants to enlist in their help as the king is under attack by a fellow Briton, Callyn. King Alfred is certain that Guthrum will now retreat. However, Leofric is also killed in the attack. Uhtred tells Æthelwold not to speak. However, Skorpa has double crossed Uhtred, Leofric, and Æthelwold. Æthelwold reveals himself and explains that he merely wanted to be part of the adventure. He tells the unidentified tag-along to lower his hood. The king only has 30 fighting men at his disposal. Leofric was one of the main characters in The Last Kingdom, and he also featured in a few of The Saxon Stories novels. He admits to being in Cornwalum with Uhtred. He initially disliked Uhtred, whom he nicknamed 'Arseling' but a close bond was soon struck between the two. Shortly after, when Alfred informs the group of his plan to have Uhtred educate the Saxon warriors on Danish customs and fighting styles, Leofric takes offence; however, Alfred quickly clarifies and Leofric is doubly pleased by Alfred's suggestion of whipping Uhtred with staves. Leofric explains that Alfred wants him to obey an that this is all part of his plan to make Uhtred do his bidding. Wulfhere was a supporting character in both The Saxon Stories novel series, and The Last Kingdom television series. Leofric was killed at the Battle of Edington in 878. Osferth - Nephew Adrian Bower The amount of 2,000 shillings. Leofric reminds Uhtred that blood feuds last a lifetime and that he should live each day until the last. Leofric then questions why his nephew Osferth with Uhtred when he is no warrior. ("Episode 1.5"), Leofric, Young Odda, and Wulfhere arrive south to find that King Alfred has not yet lead his men to battle. Adrian Bower plays the mighty Leofric in The Last Kingdom. Leofric proceeds to remark on King Alfred's piety and ruthlessness, adding that Alfred "thinks, which is more than you and I could ever do." Ubba becomes enraged and leaves. Winchester, Wessex; Leofric is first seen after Æthelwold is found passed out drunk in the garden. Uhtred tells Leofric that Brida feels more comfortable around Danes, and that Danes have a certain "hunger for life". The nephew of Leofric, who fell at the battle of Ethandun. Uhtred and Leofric kill the attacking Danes while Iseult and Hild prepare a boat for them to escape on. His death was the first example that anyone could be killed within the course of the show and in any manner. However, Alfred will not forgive him. ("Episode 1.8"), Uhtred claims they come on behalf of the king. Weathered and worldly, Leofric was straight talking, uncomplicated, but a reasonable man. Episodes; Characters; Videos; Where to Watch; About; Leofric. First Appearance However, Uhtred would rather see his son. Skorpa reveals that they ripped the fortress apart and there isn't any silver inside. Odda reveals that she’s safe at his home, with his wife. The rest of the army will be inland looking for food. However, as they approach, the Britons exit the fortress. Until then, he schedules a negotiation with the Danes. ("Episode 1.4"), Several months have past. Discover and share the most famous quotes from the TV show The Last Kingdom. "The Last Kingdom" He assures Uhtred that his wife and child are being cared for. Alfred now wants for word to be sent that he is king and will fight alongside the sword of Wessex. They cross paths with priests fleeing from Danes. Leofric also raises the issue of how Uhtred's loyalty to Alfred will call his identity into question, leaving him wondering who and what he would be. He accuses Alfred of deserting Wessex. With marrying Mildrith comes land, and Uhtred will become a lord under Alfred, and eventually, he’ll be able to take back Bebbanburg. Family Jun 15, 2020 - Explore Bethany Schofield's board "Leofric", followed by 275 people on Pinterest. ("Episode 1.8"), Leofric, Uhtred, Iseult, Alfred, and Beocca cross paths with a man claiming that Young Odda has arranged for peace with the Danes. ("Episode 1.3"), Leofric approaches Uhtred after Brida leaves with Ragnar the Younger. Eadgyth - Sister † ("Episode 1.6"), Skorpa, a sword Dane and Lord of War approaches Uhtred and Leofric. After indicating his approval of the shield wall, he orders his men to charge at Uhtred (although mostly in jest). Realizing that tyrant he has become and the treason he has committed, Odda kills Young Odda. Novel Series Uhtred jokes that he will. Alfred gives them a month to arrive and offers food and ale for that time. King Alfred does not wish to watch the outcome and leaves, asking Ælswith to fetch the children. Uhtred's new home. 2 novels (see below) The show is an adaption of Bernard Cornwell’s best-selling series of historical novels known as "The Saxon Stories." She offers him a flirtatious smile and he checks her out as she walks away. Uhtred agrees to his terms and pretends to get into a dispute with Skorpa. Dark Brown Wessex is saved. The promises you have made will stand. Therefore, he will send for 15 ships. ("Episode 1.7"), Uhtred informs Leofric and Alfred that the Danes' ships are guarded by no more than 60 men. So, the following day, they meet with Ubba and Storri. Saxons. ("Episode 1.4"), Word of Werham’s fall has spread, and so King Alfred, Uhtred, Odda, Young Odda, Beocca and Leofric prepare for war. Leofric is introduced as a witness. ("Episode 1.4"), Leofric, Odda, Young Odda, and Wulfhere arrive at Cynuit hill. She asks Uhtred who he is and what he will do for the king. Adrian Bower was born on August 20, 1970 in Chester, Cheshire, England. Leofric manages to stab and kill Wulfhere during the battle. The show is an adaption of Bernard Cornwell’s best-selling series of historical novels known as "The Saxon Stories." Uhtred suggests they march now. Leofric, Uhtred, and Mildrith cross paths with Danes on their way to the farmstead. ("Episode 1.3"), Later that night, as Uhtred, Brida, and the Saxons are gathered around a fire, Leofric wonders out loud about some of the Danes sharpening their teeth into points, to which Brida responds that they do so to show that they are fearless and able to inflict pain even on themselves. He is straight talking, uncomplicated, and at times crude, but the weathered and worldly Leofric is far from stupid. Television Series She examines Uhtred closely and says that he is the one. 30.9k. Odda wants to bide time and hold their position in hopes that Alfred will defeat Guthrum and join them. They can kill the men and burn the ships, forcing Skorpa to go to Guthrum, where they can attack all the Danes at once. Leofric worries that what they’re doing will travel as Uhtred gave them his name. Alfred is king of nothing. Most of his men work the fields. She tells them that the silver is under his throne and they begin searching. While they're admittedly guilty, Leofric requests a fight to the death. TrendingWho is Leofric, Lord of Mercia?Leofric was one of the main characters in The Last Kingdom, and he also featured in a few of The Saxon Stories novels.He appeared in a total of 10 episodes across the first series, and he was a Saxon military leader who served King Alfred (David Dawson). King Peredur calls down his second wife Iseult. They look over the cliff to see the Dane ships. They come with Alfred’s written order to raise the fyrd, but Young Odda refuses. Adrian is best known for the role of Brian Steadman in Teachers. The show sees Aethelred put in charge of Alfred’s men, leading them to London only to find the city deserted. Instead, he runs and gets caught up in the mud. Content from both the books and the TV series are welcome! Uhtred claims that he also cast runes and that Ubba is next to die. He worries that he doesn't inspire them and that they don’t see him as a warrior. He assures Uhtred that men will follow him, including the ones they schooled. In return for their help, he will pay them 100 pieces of silver. ("Episode 1.7"), Leofric, Uhtred, Beocca, Alfred, Brother Asser, and Wulfhere discuss their next course of action. Hit in the spine with an axe by a Dane. And so, King Peredur agrees to pay Uhtred the 400 pieces of silver, but they must first reclaim the fortress, where his silver is hidden. Leofric was a main character in both The Saxon Stories novel series, and The Last Kingdom television series. It's where your interests connect you with your people. He tells Uhtred that Young Odda is afraid that Uhtred will kill him. ("Episode 1.6"), Leofric notices that they’ve been followed. Siblings Uhtred and Leofric disguise themselves as Danes and parade Iseult and Hild as their prisoners in order to escape Winchester. Deceased He discovers that King Peredur lied to them and that his fortress was taken by Danes. Alfred asks about the men in the camp. The Last Kingdom is a British historical fiction television series based on Bernard Cornwell's The Saxon Stories series of novels. A trusted Saxon, warrior Leofric is Odda the Elder’s military man. She pleads with them for mercy, and so Iseult intervenes. See more ideas about the last kingdom, uhtred of bebbanburg, kingdom. Weathered and worldly, Leofric was straight talking, uncomplicated, but a reasonable man. He also donated his share of the plunder to the church and begged for forgiveness. Read about our approach to external linking. "Because the bastard thinks," he said. ("Episode 1.3"), Leofric, Uhtred, and a small army of Saxon warriors gather in the fields at Southampton to train. Alfred grants Leofric's request. ("Episode 1.6"), Leofric finds Uhtred and Iseult at an ale house. Just before Iseult death, Uhtred's new best friend Leofric dies in battle. Weathered and worldly, Leofric is straight talking, uncomplicated, but far from stupid. As for Uhtred, Leofric tells him to go to King Alfred and tell him that Wessex has been saved, because if he doesn't, someone else will claim the rewards. Cause of Death Other television work includes Mount Pleasant, A Touch of Cloth, Gimme Gimme Gimme, Talk to Me, The Quatermass Experiment (broadcast live on Channel 4), Dirty Filthy Love, Monroe, Rev and Lennon Naked. First Appearance They charge forward and then turn around, joining forces with the Danes and killing Peredur's men. He was the uncle of Osferth. Young Odda hands Alfred Ubba's axe as proof of his demise. Skorpa promises him that he will be spared. Æthelwold is eager to be blooded in battle. He has come to remind Uhtred that he is a better fighter than Uhtred and that a warrior's death is all he can offer him. In stark contrast, the battle plays out disastrously for the Saxons in The Last Kingdom. Status Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. A warrior and Saxon to the bone, who told him once that he could never better Alfred. Osferth offer his condolences to Uhtred for the loss of Gisela, who was often kind to him. Leofric wants to kill Æthelwold as they will all be killed should anyone find out what they're doing. ("Episode 1.5"), Leofric finds Uhtred at an ale house with a whore after he was forced to grovel. ("Episode 1.4"), Leofric, Uhtred, and Mildrith arrive in Winchester to inform the council that the Danes are crossing through Wessex. They watch as the ships go up in flames. ("Episode 1.4"), Uhtred marries Mildrith and heads back to their farmstead. They build a wall as Brida, Guthrum, Ragnar charge towards them with an army. Adrian Bower, Actor: Teachers. Leofric wants to head to Cornwalum and take it from the Britans. Status Young Ragnar and Guthrum exit. Leofric tells Uhtred that it was an honor to be his friend. ("Episode 1.3"), Leofric attends Alfred's coronation and is seen in the crowd chanting "Vivat Rex Alfredus." He pulls Æthelwold to his feet and drags him before King Æthelred, to whom Æthelwold complains about his "mistreatment" at the hands of Leofric. On screen, Leofric was portrayed by Roy Travers in the British silent short Lady Godiva (1928), George Nader in the film Lady Godiva of Coventry (1955), and Tony Steedman in the BBC TV series Hereward the Wake (1965). He has one chance to save his child, and one chance to save his kingdom. Leofric reluctantly but respectfully defers to Father Beocca, but suggests taking Uhtred and Brida's weapons. However, Uhtred owes Æthelwold and tells him to come along. Osferth - Nephew. It happened fast, came out of nowhere and was in service of his constant … It is Uhtred who takes it upon himself to urge Alfred to action for the sake of his sick child, persuading him that God is not punishing him, but testing him. Sihtric (The Last Kingdom) Leofric (The Last Kingdom) Introspection; TLKFFF2020; osferth cooks; Summary. "Episode 1.8" (alive)"Episode 3.10" (hallucination) He reminds them to not kill the Danes but to get their attention. Ubba wants their surrender, but Odda refuses. Leofric suggests that Uhtred go back the way he came if he wishes to see his family as they are stuck on the hill, and they will die there. Defending England . Beocca believes this was a test for Alfred, and he emerged stronger. But everyday he got on his feet and built Wessex. ("Episode 3.10"). Leofric of Winchester (died May 878) was a West Saxon army captain during the 9th century. Uhtred surmises that Alfred chose not to announce it so that people could witness the new king, Edward, dispensing justice. Beocca suggests that Uhtred beg, but he refuses. Leofric claims that he didn't follow anyone and that he acted of his own will. What you do, arseling, is you keep living each day until the last. Skorpa whispers something into Iseult's ear before releasing her and leaving. Adrian Bower plays the mighty Leofric in The Last Kingdom. ("Episode 1.5"), Morning has come, and they have defeated the Danes. Leofric suggests that he make Æthelwold "docile", to which Odda gladly agrees. Before long, they arrive on the other end of the marshlands, where Ælswith waits with baby Edward and Æthelflæd. ("Episode 1.4"), Leofric, Uhtred, and Mildrith arrive at Lyscombe. Uhtred explains that it’s a means to an end. Without a means to escape, the three of them take refuge in the attic of a shack until nightfall. The ... Uhtred and Leofric lead a raiding party in Cornwall, who become mercenaries for a Cornish king while Uhtred gets the attention for a sorceress queen. Uhtred confesses his doubts about his choice, and Leofric says that "that's what we do; we sell ourselves." ("Episode 1.5"), Leofric makes certain that Uhtred wants to go through with becoming Danes and plundering Cornwalum. He served under Prince Alfred, rising from being a farmer to being a tough military man.He initially got along poorly with Uhtred of Bebbanburg, nearly duelling him upon Uhtred's first entry into Winchester in 871, but they later formed a friendship. Alfred, Odda, and Young Odda question why he did nothing. Leofric describes her as plain. ("Episode 3.2"), Osferth brings Uhtred broth to eat so that he may regain his strength. Hit in the neck with an axe by a Dane. Others ("Episode 1.3"), Leofric and Uhtred discuss his arranged marriage to Mildrith. However, Odda wants Uhtred held accountable. Æthelwold goes to see why they'd do such a thing. Like the land, which is passed from man to son, Leofric is now Young Odda's man. They draw their swords but continue on their path. The Last Kingdom. Leofric pulls a bag over his head and drags him away to a more private location, where Æthelwold is berated by Odda the Elder for his behaviour while Leofric holds a sword to his throat. The Last Kingdom Season 4 Episode 3. Jan 3, 2016 - This Pin was discovered by Valentina 9. The conversation is interrupted by a barmaid, who tells Leofric not to forget to pay, as he had done once or twice before. Fact title Fact data; Played by: Ewan Mitchell "The Pale Horseman" Wessex Leofric claims that Uhtred has made all the men traitors and that Alfred is their king. As it turns out, one of the priests is actually King Alfred. ("Episode 1.3"), That night, Uhtred and Leofric sit and drink together outside an alehouse. ("Episode 1.8"), The Saxon and Dane armies advance towards the middle of the field. Edward wonders why his father chose not to announce it. She reveals that her father wanted to find favor with God, so he devoted a tenth of his land to the church. picha of Adrian Bower as Leofric for mashabiki of The Last Kingdom 39023501 Leofric asks to speak. They leave the marshes and set sail for Winchester. Last Appearance Leofric tells Uhtred what he thinks Alfred has in store for him: that Alfred wants more than a year's service from him and that he wants Uhtred to help take back all of England. Gender It would take God's intervention for Uhtred to beat him. Appeared in Brown Uhtred replies that Alfred built Wessex with his sword. His family is in the boat ahead. Although season 4 seemed to be the beginning of a redemption arc, would fans say that Aelswith deserved forgiveness after all the terrible things she did? ("Episode 1.8"), Leofric appears to Uhtred, who is hallucinating from the curse placed on him by Skade. Uhtred recalls his great friend Leofric. Their rivals have between 40 and 50 men. He proposes that they go their separate ways. Uhtred doesn't stand a chance against Danes, and they both know it, however, silver remains inside. In a day or so, if they keep heading west, they’ll reach Werham. Uhtred challenges Leofric by asking why he's dressed as a warrior when he's clearly a farmer, and the two nearly fight, but Brida attempts to hold Uhtred back. He was an ealdorman who formerly served Alfred. With King Peredur as the sole survivor, they demand to know where they can find his wealth. He should’ve had watchers and spies on lookout. Leofric was a main character in both The Saxon Stories novel series, and The Last Kingdom television series. In actuality, he intends to find wealth elsewhere. Uhtred and Beocca advise Alfred to hide while they assess the area. Just under the hay, they find a chest filled with silver, including a large cross, which Uhtred tells them is not for plunder. Residence Alfred is in agreement with Uhtred and decides they will indeed march. Unbeknownst to them, Alfred watches from the crowd. Leofric In "The Pale Horseman", he is the captain of the Hæhengel which is one of the ships of Wessex. Blood feuds last a lifetime. If Werham is captured, the Danes will grow immensely. However, against their wishes, Alfred advances in not far behind Uhtred and Leofric. Alfred makes his presence known. Cause of Death ("Episode 1.2"), Leofric and Odda the Elder catch Æthelwold spitting in Alfred's milk. Leofric wants to keep heading west. Leofric is Odda the Elder's military man and a trusted Saxon warrior. He appeared in a total of 10 episodes across the first series, and he was a Saxon military leader who served King Alfred (David Dawson). Leofric appears to understand, although he suggests that Saxons are the same way. After the remaining Danes are killed, they watch as the ships go up in flames. An Archive of Our Own, a project of the Organization for Transformative Works Guthrum proposes a truce. Uhtred wants Ubba buried with his axe, but Leofric informs him that the axe is gone and Young Odda wants Ubba cut into pieces. Odda begs the king to forgive his son and let him die a noble. He also may have inspired "The Last Kingdom" character, "Leofric" played by Adrian Bower in the BBC series. Leofric demands Wulfhere's head for his treacherous ways. Uhtred needs silver as quick as possible. Leofric asks about Brida and her apparent unhappiness. Uhtred awakens from this hallucination and grabs his sword tight. For the TLKFFF2020 Prompt: Osferth Cooks for the People He Loves (Platonically) There are very few things Osferth enjoyed about his time living in the church, but learning to cook was one of them. Uhtred wants 400 pieces instead. Alfred, Odda, Leofric, and Father Selbix head down the field to speak with them. Odda decides to go against his son’s plans and decides to attack. Content from both the books and the TV series are welcome! The bride price was 33 pieces of silver. She was fond of him. As Uhtred and Leofric trade blows, the town gets word of a Dane invasion led by Young Ragnar and Guthrum. Leofric reappears and tells Uhtred that now he knows how Alfred feels. Family After they're gone, Iseult tells Uhtred that she can get him more silver. She's a shadow queen. Uhtred is upset as he is now 2,000 shillings in debt having been married to Mildrith. Uhtred replies it’s because of Gisela that he allowed Osferth to join him. He’s decided to leave by sea. They grab their swords and shields and proceed to battle. There's more hidden outside under a stack of hay. ("Episode 1.7"), Uhtred, Leofric, Iseult, and Hild travel to Athelnev. The Last Kingdom: 10 Worst Things Aelswith Did. Leofric recognizes this and tells Uhtred, If the child dies it will take the fight from Alfred’s bones. While this isn't a fight that Uhtred wants, running away would soil his reputation, so he must kill Leofric when the time comes. Brother Asser watches from the bushes before running off. They also killed Britons and plundered. ("Episode 1.7"), The battle between Uhtred and Leofric is about to commence. Uhtred orders Oswald to take his family to the hills until the Danes have passed. Leofric initially dislikes Uhtred, who he renames ‘Arseling’ but a close bond is soon struck between crude curmudgeonly Leofric and fellow warrior Uhtred. He needs silver to raise an army and an army to claim Bebbanburg. Hild finishes him off while Uhtred and Leofric kill the remaining two Danes. Uhtred was expecting a hall and instead he got a shack. He then orders Odda to raise the Somerset fyrd. They don’t own it but they’re entitled to its yield, even when crops fail. They divide into two groups to simulate battle, and when Uhtred demonstrates the shield wall, Leofric appears impressed by the technique. Uhtred then reveals that Guthrum's fleet is gone. Wulfhere stands between them and officiates. Eadgyth - Sister † Brother Asser has brought them a gift from King Peredur, of the Britons. "Episode 1.2" Winchester, Wessex He demands that Uhtred fight him. Tumblr is a place to express yourself, discover yourself, and bond over the stuff you love. 10 episodes (see below) The first season debuted on BBC America on 10 October 2015, and BBC Two on 22 October 2015. He was a Saxon Military man and a warrior who served Alfred. ("Episode 1.5"), Odda tells Leofric and Wulfhere to prepare their men so they can leave as Uhtred invades the Danes' camp. Peredur is prepared to pay them well if they help him recapture their land. Belly and bones aching. ("Episode 1.2"), When Uhtred and Brida arrive in Winchester, Leofric is the first person Uhtred approaches and informs about his business with the King. © Carnival Film & Television Limited 2016 | a division of NBCUniversal International Studios | Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy A subreddit for "The Last Kingdom," the BBC/Netflix television show set in medieval England. When Ubba calls Uhtred a traitor and it appears as though the two might have a confrontation, Leofric puts himself physically between the two men and shoves Ubba away. ("Episode 1.7"), Uhtred, Leofric, and Iseult watch from the attic as three Danes rape a nun named Hild.