Medieval history geeks will love this Trump parody Twitter account

There are many great Twitter parodies of Donald Trump, from “Bridget Trump’s Diary” to “Trump Draws”.

But one in particular stands out for cultural and historical ingenuity, at least from a UK-centric point of view.

“Donaeld The Unready” pokes fun at the U.S. president while teaching us precious lessons on Britain’s early medieval age, when the country was divided into the Heptarchy of Anglo-Saxon kingdoms.

As the Twitter description says, Donaeld is “the best medieval King out there” of Mercia, which from the mid-7th century onwards was the most powerful of these kingdoms.

“I’m just great. I’m the bretwalda. The bestwalda. I’ve got great swords, everyone says so. Make Mercia Great Again,” it says, mocking Trump’s motto and his typical turns of phrase.

The tweets are full of Old English words such as “bretwalda”, which was given to some of the rulers of the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms.

In his tirades, Donaeld is obsessed with draining the East Anglian fens, building shield walls, keeping away the Vikings, fighting other kings and disputing “bad monk Bede”, who IRL was an author and scholar who wrote the Ecclesiastical History of the English People:

Enjoy this selection of Donaeld’s best tweets:

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