Hengist and Horsa come to us encompassed with Gothic traditions that belong to other nations.
Thus was completed the fifty-sixth year since Hengist and Horsa first landed in Britain.
The blood and the tradition of Hengist and Horsa are in his veins.
The town was named after himself, Horsa, and the Saxon word Ham, signifying a home.
The former were Engist and Horsa, the latter are engines and horses.
In the sixth year after, Hengist and Horsa fought a battle against Vortigern in the plain of Ægelsthrep.
If Hengist and Horsa supplied the rum, who, we are justified in asking, came down with the sugar and lemon?
In 1659 a writer had described this tomb of Horsa as having been destroyed by “storms and tempests under the conduct of time.”
Historians now regard Hengist and Horsa, stallion and mare, as nicknames assumed by Jutish braves on the war-path.
The pretensions of Hengist and Horsa to be the immediate descendants of Woden would seem to imply their mythical origin.