Roy Family Genealogy
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Edward "the Confessor", King of England

Male Abt 1005 - 1066  (~ 61 years)


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  • Name Edward  
    Born Abt 1005  [1
    History In 1042, he was crowned King of England  [2
    Married Edith, the daughter of Godwin, Ealdorman of Wessex and Gytha. He was crowned King of England in 1042 at England.3 He died in 1066 in England at age 61 years.1,3. [Edith, married Edward the Confessor, King of England] She died in 1075. They had no children.  [1, 3
    Reign From 1042 to 1066 
    Died 1066  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Siblings 2 siblings 
    Person ID I22421 
    Last Modified 6 May 2020 

    Father Æthelred II "the Unrede", King of England,   b. 968, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1016, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Mother Emma of Normandy,   b. Abt 986,   d. 14 Mar 1052  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Married 5 Apr 1002 
    Family ID F2227  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S309] Fraser, Antonia. The Lives of the Kings & Queens of England, (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975), Secondary Source.

    2. [S65] Sewell, Robert James. Sewell: A History of the Sewell Family from the Earliest Times, (unknown: manuscript, March 2008), Secondary Source.

    3. [S1488] Barlow, Lundie W. "The Antecedents of Earl Godwine of Wessex" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume CXI, January 1957), Secondary Source.