“I’m leaving Saxon England. There’s no future for me here. I was at the Battle of Senlac Hill and I’ve seen the Norman barbarity first hand. I’ve heard they’ve burnt Guildford and it won’t be long before we get sacked too”.
Eadwig was talking to our roving Reporter explaining the reason for the sale of his cart, his livelihood.
Eadwig added “I’ve done all my training, I’m good with a sword and I hear that the Byzantines want men like me. I’m off to seek my fortune”.
Note: the complete Saxon Times for the year 1066 will be published by Bretwalda Books in Spring 2016.