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 26-Great Grandfather.       Poss. Jamie's 26-Great Grandfather.

 Wife/Partner:       Thurfrida of MERCIA
 Children:       Leofric of MERCIA   ;   Thurfrida of MERCIA
 Possible Child:       Hereward II (Earl) of MERCIA
 Alternative Fathers of Possible Child:       prob. not Hereward `the Wake' [alt ped]   ;   Leofric of MERCIA
/-- (NN), a Dane
/-- Asketil
- Hereward `the Wake' (Thegn of MERCIA ?)
\-- ?

  His (poss.) Grandchildren:       Geoffrey (Sn.) de MARISCO   ;   Hereward III `the Wake' (Earl) of MERCIA   ;   Adeline de ROLLOS   ;   Gilbert de SEGRAVE   ;   Robert (Hereward; of WIGGENHALL) HOWARD

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