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The rebel who defied William the Conqueror

Matt Lewis tells the story of Hereward the Wake, a shadowy rebel whose uprising rocked England’s Norman conquerors in the 1070s

Published: November 8, 2021 at 4:01 pm
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Matt Lewis tells Spencer Mizen about the extraordinary escapades of Hereward the Wake, who led a rebellion in the 1070s that drove William the Conqueror and the Normans to distraction.

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Authors

Spencer MizenProduction Editor, BBC History Magazine

Spencer is production editor of BBC History Magazine

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