|English: English: Land of the Wyvern|
The Wyvern Banner of Wessex, which shows the national symbol of Wessex, the Wyvern
National anthem of Wessex
|Lyrics||Katé Watsson, 1907|
|Music||Edward Elger, 1902|
The Land jaf se Wyvern (English: Land of the Wyvern) is the national anthem of Wessex, and has been since 1907. The anthem is sung to the tune of Land of Hope and Glory, and was written by Wessen poet, Katé Watsson. The tune which is a modified version of Land of Hope of Glory, was originally written in 1902 by British composer, Edward Elger.
Land jaf se Wyvern,
Ham jaf se freo, Jeð fara se hẃa, Hẃil nefre ẃesan bha héfiǵ eft, Bréda, ond bréda lust mirs mér beo þó Farðar ond farðar lust mirs jan,Farðar ond farðar lust mirs jan.
Land of the Wyvern
Home of the free We are those who, will never be oppressed again, Wider and wider shall our bounds be set Futher and further shall we goFurther and further shall we go.