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(Biography) died ?488 ad, a leader, with his brother Horsa, of the first Jutish settlers in Britain; he is thought to have conquered Kent (?455)


or Hen•gest

(ˈhɛŋ gɪst, ˈhɛn dʒɪst)

died A.D. 488?, chief of the Jutes: with his brother Horsa led invasion of S Britain c440.
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It supplies the names of the earliest Saxon leaders, Hengist and Horsa (who also figure in the 'Anglo-Saxon Chronicle'), and narrates at length their treacherous dealings with Vortigern.
He starred in 17 Carry On movies playing characters like Hengist Pod in Carry On Cleo and PC Charlie Constable in Carry On Constable.
Jefferson proposed, the children of Israel in the wilderness led by a cloud by day, and a pillar by night--and on the other side, Hengist and Horsa, the Saxon chiefs, from whom we claim the honor of being descended, and whose political principles and form of government we have assumed.
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The works analyzed in Chapter 1, which explores the influence of Old English, offer an apt illustration of the wide net cast by Munro; they include two very different plays (Thomas Middleton's 1619 tragedy Hengist, King of Kent, or The Mayor of Queenshorough and William Cartwright's 1635 comedy The Ordinary), William L'lsle's 1628 translation of Virgil's Eclogues, and, finally, poems taken from Irenodia Cantabrigiensis and Musarum Oxoniensium, arcane mid-seventeeth-century miscellanies published by Cambridge and Oxford universities.
8) Hengist and Horsa were the first Anglo-Saxon rulers in England, from the fifth century A.
Thus Mary Howitt contributed to "Songs of the Months" in September 1834, just prior to Browning's debut, and Richard Hengist Horne's "Stanzas to a Ruined Windmill and "Apostrophe to Fairlop Oak ' immediately followed Browning s 1834 sonnet.
49) The poet's focus on the pagan history of the English, the reign of Hengist and the role of the Augustinian mission was also brought up by Thomas McAlindon.
Linking his conclusions to an exhaustive survey of over fifty playscripts ranging from Macbeth and King Lear through Cupid's Whirligig, Hengist King of Kent, The Battle of Alcazar, and A Knack to Know an Honest Man, he moves smoothly through three sequential subdivisions: "Onstage and Offstage Resources in Early Modern Performance," "Establishing a Sense of Place and Fictional World," and the somewhat inelegantly titled "A Spatially-Based Stage Management and Meaning-Making System.
According to the researchers, the inflow of German started with two Germanic brothers Hengist and Horsa.
He has omitted to mention the pre Celtic inhabitants, being short of stature and of a swarthy complexion and as DNA has proved related to the Berber tribes of Hengist and Horsa.