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  • In _Hereward the Wake_ Kingsley tells us how gallantly the Isle of Ely was defended against the attacks of William the Conqueror, but the chieftain was at last forced to surrender, and the monastery was seized.

    What to See in England Gordon Home 1923

  • _Hereward the Wake_, I must confess to not having been able to complete even a first reading, and that after sundry trials.

    Studies in Early Victorian Literature Frederic Harrison 1877


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