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Hereward "the Wake".

Cyril Hart

Hereward "the Wake".

by Cyril Hart

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Published by Cambridge Antiquarian Society in (Cambridge) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Offprint from: Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society, Vol.65, 1974. pp28-40.

ContributionsCambridge Antiquarian Society.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17496777M

Condition: Very Good. Saxon Superman: The Story of Hereward (History key stage two) This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Hereward: The Devil’s Army Book Two. Book Two, The Devil’s Army, begins in Harold Godwinsson is dead and William the Bastard brutally puts down any resistance to his new rule. Meanwhile, Hereward begins to build a rebel army in a Fenlands fortress of water and wild wood. So begins the bloodiest rebellion England has ever seen.

How Hereward is outlawed and made to seek his fortune in the world.   Hereward the Wake & the Rebellion at Ely | GCSE History Revision | Anglo-Saxon England - Duration: A long, long time ago 8, views.

London. Macmillan and Co., Limited. Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s) Book 12mo, 18cm, viii, p., bound in contemporary crimson hard polished calf, gilt ruled raised bands, ornate gilt decorations and borders in the panels, gilt titles, gilt ruled borders on the boards, blind decorated inner dentelles, crimson marbled and edges, prize label, signed . Hereward the Wake: "Last of the English". by Charles Kingsley; 36 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Great Britain in fiction, History, Anglo.


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out of 5 stars Hereward the Wake 'last of the english. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on J Verified Purchase. fast delivery good quality. A great book written in a style that is long lost as is Hereward a great English hero. Read more. 2 people found this helpful. Helpful/5(8). My version of Hereward dates back to It is faded now and time tinged round the edges.

The English too bears marks of time, structures that hearken back to Walter Scott, and early translations of Balzac and Dumas/5(8).

We are specialists in fine and rare books on all aspects of Guns, Big Game Hunting, Shooting, Angling and related subjects, and have been trading full time since   Hereward Wake was born in London on October 7 Better known as Toby, he was the eldest son of Major General Sir Hereward Wake Bt CB CMG DSO, the 13th baronet.

Hereward the Wake, (flourished –71), Anglo-Saxon rebel against William the Conqueror and the hero of many Norman and English is associated with a region in present-day Huntingdonshire and Northamptonshire. Inexpecting a conquest of England by King Sweyn II of Denmark, Hereward and some followers joined a force of Danish sailors who had come to Hereward the Wake.

book. Hereward the Wake (circa - c) The legendary Hereward the Wake, the guerrilla leader who headed Anglo- Saxon resistance to William the Conqueror for five years has been called one of history's "greatest Englishmen". The earliest references to his parentage are found in the Gesta Herewardi, which records he was the son of Edith, a descendant of Oslac of York.

Hereward was something of an unknown for me as I went into it. With most historical fiction I read, I have some grounding in the subject or characters, but my knowledge of Hereward the Wake is limited to the fact that I knew the name, though I couldn't even have placed him in a century until I read this book/5().

Hereward the Wake was an Anglo-Saxon nobleman and the leader of a resistance. It is possible that some of the stories about Hereward mutated into tales about Robin Hood or influenced them.

Appearances Edit. Persona 5 Royal: Justice Arcana; Profile Edit Persona 5 Royal Edit. Hereward is the third-tier Persona of Goro Trait is Ingenious Spirit, which may decrease the. HEREWARD THE WAKE, The Last True Englishman and Hero of Britain Hereward was the son of Leofric, the Earl of Mercia and his mother was Lady Godiva.

He was the uncle of Edwin and Morcar who were the last surviving members of the English royal house and he was born at Bourne in Lincolnshire where the Domesday Book confirms that he held lands Children: Hereward, Robert Hereward, Thurfrida, Lord Hereward.

As Charles Plummer says, Hereward has a brief life in history and a long one in romance (Two of the Saxon Chronicles Parallel [], II, ).The real Hereward (as recorded in Domesday Book and the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle) seems to have been a small south-Lincolnshire squire, holding lands from the abbeys of Crowland and Peterborough, and thus very much "the monk's man,".

Hereward is the son of the powerful lord of Bourne, a Saxon nobleman of a family close to the throne. A high-spirited, rebellious youth, he is a source of. With Alfred Lynch, Bryan Pringle, Yvonne Furneaux, John Carson.

Hereward, son of Duke Leofric and Lady Godiva, fought a long and ultimately hopeless guerilla war against the invading forces of William the Conqueror in the fens of Lincolnshire, betrayed not only by his allies but by his own weaknesses/10(3). Buy a cheap copy of Hereward the Wake book by Charles Kingsley.

Free shipping over $ By guest blogger Kerri Worrall, Greater Anglia. Along the Hereward Line railway between Ely and Peterborough, travel in the footsteps of hero, legend and, perhaps, "the last true Englishman" – Hereward the Wake.

Hereward the Wake was a fiery Anglo-Saxon nobleman who successfully defended the area for a time against the Norman Conquest in the 11th Century. Hereward the Wake was an Anglo-Saxon resisted William the base was the Isle of Ely in East ing to legend he roamed the Fens, covering North Cambridgeshire, Southern Lincolnshire and West Norfolk, leading popular opposition to William the Conqueror.

Hereward was exiled from England by Edward the Confessor around. Hereward the Wake With, the appearance of "Hereward the Wake," sometimes called "Hereward, the Last of the English," Kingsley brought to a close a remarkable series of works of fiction. Although the story was not published untilthe germ of it came to Kingsley, according to Mrs.

Kingsley's "Memoirs" of her husband, during the summer ofwhile on a visit to. Main Page; Coaching, Biography, Sponsors, Contact, Sunday Summary, PC Specs, etc: Daily Pictures: Daily Co.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project by: 4. Hereward Leofricsson Hereward Leofricsson, called Hereward the Wake, a handsome, bold, adventurous Saxon thane and outlaw; a high-spirited, rebellious, irreligious youth who later becomes a great.Hereward the Wake, the last of the Anglo/Saxon/Dane Vikings, will hold out against the impossible force of William the Conquerer.

After the Battle of Hastings inHereward, already a great hero, will end up at Saint Etheldredas' Island and Minster, Eely, with his wife, Torfrida, and mother, Lady Godiva.Hereward 'the Wake' and the Barony of Bourne: a Reassessment of a Fenland Legend [1] Hereward, generally known as 'the Wake', is second only to Robin Hood in the pantheon of English heroes.

From at least the early twelfth century his deeds were celebrated in Anglo-Norman aristocratic circles, and he was no doubt the subject of many a popular.