The first volume packs in many historical or semi-historical events. Earl Godwin
's son Alfred Ætheling
at Guildford Castle; Henry I
's only legitimate son and heir dies by drowning in 1120...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text
The topic of this tragedy—the political resistance of Godwin
and his family against the supposedly effete, priest-ridden, and Frenchified government of Edward the Confessor
Waldron, Mary. “A Different Kind of Patronage: Ann Yearsley’s Later Friends”. The Age of Johnson, edited by Paul J. Korshin and Jack Lynch, Vol.