Sentence Examples with the word Godwine

He seems to have been sent by the king on an errand to Duke William of Normandy, and on the return of Godwine from exile in 1052 he fled in great haste from England.

The story that Earl Godwine himself was of churlish birth, whether true or false, marks the possibility of such a rise.

Folkestone (Folcestan) was among the possessions of Earl Godwine and was called upon to supply him with ships when he was exiled from England; at the time of the Domesday Survey it belonged to Odo, bishop of Bayeux.

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The witan was also a court of justice, Earl Godwine and many other offenders receiving sentence of outlawry therein.