The material on this page is available to AustLit subscribers. If you are a subscriber or are from a subscribing organisation, please log in to gain full access. To explore options for subscribing to this unique teaching, research, and publishing resource for Australian culture and storytelling, please contact us or find out more.
Idealised depiction of 'Eadgyth' - Edith of Wessex, daughter of Earl Godwin, sister of Harold, wife of Edward the Confessor, who while immured in a convent inspires the gardener's boy to a Platonic love in which he dies defending Harold at Hastings.
Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of