Edmund "the Magnificent", King of England (0940-0946)[1, 2, 3]

Male 920 - 946  (26 years)


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  • Born 920  [2
    History
    • In 940, he was crowned the King of England. [2]
    • Edmund defeated two Norse kings in Northumbria and also defeated the Britons in Strathclyde who had been supporting the Norsemen. He then gave Strathclyde to King Malcolm I of Scotland in return for a treaty of alliance. This ensured a half century of peace between Scotland and Saxon England. [4, 5]
    Died 26 May 946  Pucklechurch, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5
    • He was murdered by an outlaw named Leolf who stabbed him to death at a banquet to St.Augustin.
    Buried Glastonbury Abbey, Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Siblings 4 siblings 
    Person ID I2842  | Boudreau Line, Roy Line
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 

    Father Edward "the Elder", King of England (0901-0924),   b. 875, Wessex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 924, Farndon, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Mother Eadgifu of Kent,   b. Abt 896, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 968, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Married 919  Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2236  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Saint Ælfgifu,   d. 944, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Ædwig "the Fair", King of England (0955-0959),   b. Abt 942, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 959, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 17 years)
     2. daughter
    +3. Edgar "the Peaceful", King of England (0959-0975),   b. 943, Wessex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 975, Winchester, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F2232  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Æthelfæd of Domerham,   d. After 975 
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F2235  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 May 946 - Pucklechurch, Gloucestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Glastonbury Abbey, Somersetshire, England Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S2002] ------------- Secondary Sources -------------.

    2. [S59] Weis, Frederick Lewis. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 Fifth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1982).
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    3. [S2000] ------------- Sources Below not Reviewed -------------.

    4. [S60] Stuart, Roderick W. Royalty for Commoners, The Complete Known Lineage of John of Gaunt, Son of Edward III, King of England, and Queen Philippa Fourth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2002).

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



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