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Havelock the Dane

by Micha F. Lindemans
A hero of medieval romance. Havelock was the orphan son of Birkabegn, the King of Denmark. When he was just a little boy, Havelock was cast adrift on the sea through the treachery of his guardians and the raft bore him to the coast of Lincolnshire. There he was found by a fisherman called Grim who brought the boy up as his own son. Havelock eventually became King of Denmark and of part of England. He suitably rewarded the old fisherman for all he had done, and with the money the fisherman built Grim's town or Grimsby.

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