At the time of William the Conqueror’s reign in England, a professional warrior realizes he is a lonely survivor of an old and vanishing world. As a champion of the Empress of Germany, Hereward had the misfortune to fall foul of Earl Godwine of Wessex and his sons. Treacherously ambushed by them, it was years before he recovered from his wounds and met Harald Hardrada, the hero of the North, King of Norway. The two men formed an immediate friendship and shared adventures and journeys through Scandinavia, Russia and Byzantium, bridge fighting against Harold Godwinson for the English Crown.
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