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England’s Darling

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Hereward the Wake, in the time of William the Conqueror. The “Camp of Refuge” was established in the Isle of Ely, and the Earl of Morcar joined it in 1071. It was blockaded for three months by William, and Hereward (3 syl.) with some of his followers escaped.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Endemic
Endorse
Endymion
Enemy
Enfant Terrible (An) [lit., a terrible child]
Enfield Rifle
Enfilade (French)
England
England Expects that Every Man will do his Duty
England’s Darling
Englentyne
English French
Englishman
Englishman’s Castle
Enid
Enlightened Doctor (The)
Enniskillens
Ennius
Enough. (Anglo-Saxon, genoh or genog.)
Ensconce