Hereward the Wake

Hereward the Wake by Charles Kingsley. Published by Macmillan in 1898. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Prize binding for Ruabon County Grammar School, with foiled stamp to front board and bookplate on front verso endpaper. Beautiful and bright marbled end papers and matching marbled page edges. Bottom right-hand corner of title strip is worn away on spine, otherwise a very good copy.


Charles Kingsley


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Hereward the Wake Synopsis

It’s the story of Hereward, a historical Anglo-Saxon figure who led resistance against the Normans from a base in Ely surrounded by fen land.

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About Charles Kingsley

Charles Kingsley (12 June 1819 – 23 January 1875) was a priest of the Church of England, a university professor, social reformer, historian, novelist and poet. He was a friend and correspondent of Charles Darwin.

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