The PEDIGREE of
Hereward `the Wake' (Thegn of MERCIA ?)
led the English in the East in resistance against the Norman invasion until Hereward was defeated (with the aid of treasonous monks) 1071; aka Hereward `the Exile'
External page: Like many prominent 'Englishmen' prominent before the Conquest, Hereward was a Dane.
Born: poss. abt. 1040 Died: aft. 1086 (or '71?)
Poss. HM George I's 20-Great Grandfather. Poss. U.S. President [WASHINGTON]'s 21-Great Grandfather. Poss. PM Churchill's 24-Great Grandfather. Poss. Lady Diana's 27-Great Grandfather. Poss. Louis XVII's 24-Great Grandfather. Poss. `Osawatomie' Brown's 25-Great Grandfather. Poss. Jamie's 26-Great Grandfather.
Thurfrida of MERCIA
Leofric of MERCIA
; Thurfrida of MERCIA
Hereward II (Earl) of MERCIA
Alternative Fathers of Possible Child:
prob. not Hereward `the Wake' [alt ped]
; Leofric of MERCIA
| ||/||-- (NN), a Dane
|- Hereward `the Wake' (Thegn of MERCIA ?)
His (poss.) Grandchildren:
Geoffrey de MARISCO
; Hereward III `the Wake' (Earl) of MERCIA
; Adeline de ROLLOS
; Gilbert de SEGRAVE
; Robert (Hereward; of WIGGENHALL) HOWARD
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