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Male Hereward (le Wake) Mercia (Herewaldus de Wake) Click to view Hereward (le Wake) Mercia in the family tree

Hereward, known as le Wake, was born in 1004 in Mercia, England.1   Le Wake's father was Leofric (The Great) Mercia III and his mother was Godgifu of Coventry.  His paternal grandparents were Earl of Mercia Leofwine and Alwara of Mercia; his maternal grandparents were Sheriff of Lincoln Thorold of Buckingham and Beatrice Malet. He had a brother and a sister, named The Saxon and Erminhild.  He was the second oldest of the three children. He had two half-sisters named <Unknown> and Eve.  He died at the age of 76 in 1080 in Crowland, Lincolnshire, England.2 

Family Details of le Wake's family with Torfrida de Arles

Further sources/citations:, Burke's Peerage & Baronetage,

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