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The Ward of King Canute; a romance of the Danish conquest by Ottilie A. (Ottilia Adelina) Liljencrantz
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A Romance of the Danish Conquest

by Ottilie A. Liljencrantz


For the facts of this romance I have made free use of the following
authorities: The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle; The Venerable Bede's Ecclesiastical
History of England; Ingulph's History of the Abbey of Croyland; William of
Malmesbury's Chronicle of the Kings of England; The Chronicles of Florence of
Worcester; Lingard's History and Antiquities of the Anglo-Saxon Church, and
Lingard's History of England; Dean Spencer's The White Robe of Churches;
Collier's Ecclesiastical History of Great Britain; Montalembert's Monks of the
West; Thrupp's Anglo-Saxon Home; Hall's Queens Before the Conquest; Kemble's
Saxons in England; Ridgway's Gem of Thorney Island; Brayley and Britton's
History of the Ancient Palace and Late Houses of Parliament; Loftie's
Westminster Abbey and Loftie's History of London; Allen's History and
Antiquities of London; Lappenberg's History of England Under the Anglo-Saxon
Kings; Sharon Turner's History of the Anglo-Saxons; Knight's Old England;
Hume's History of England; Green's Conquest of England; Thierry's History of
the Conquest of England by the Normans; Freeman's History of the Norman

For the translations of Ha'vama'l, etc., used at the beginnings of the
chapters, I am indebted to Professor Rasmus B. Anderson and Mr. Paul du