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Hereward : the last Englishman

Author: Peter Rex
Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire : Tempus, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Hereward was a thorn in William the Conqueror's side, the man who led the last stand against the king and engaged his personal hatred. In this book Peter Rex brings the historical figure of Hereward  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Hereward; Hereward; Hereward the Wake
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Rex
ISBN: 0752433180 9780752433189
OCLC Number: 57064632
Description: 223 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The upper levels of English society in the eleventh century --
Hereward: the myths about his parentage --
His real family background --
Hereward the outlaw and exile --
The Isle of Ely in the eleventh century --
Hereward returns to England --
Hereward defies the conqueror --
King William frustrated --
The last assault; the king victorious --
Hereward after Ely; the enigma of his ultimate fate --
Hereward, the barony of Bourne, and a family called Wake --
Hereward in fact and fiction.
Responsibility: Peter Rex.


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