King St Edward "the Martyr" of England

King St Edward "the Martyr" of England

Male Abt 963 - 978  (~ 15 years)    Has more than 250 ancestors but no descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name St Edward "the Martyr" of England 
    Prefix King 
    Nickname the Martyr 
    Relationshipwith Francis Fox
    Born Abt 963 
    Gender Male 
    Died 978 
    Person ID I15636  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2000 

    Father King Edgar of England, "the Peaceable",   b. 942,   d. 8 Jul 975, Wessex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Mother Ælfthryth of Wessex,   b. 945,   d. 1000, Wherwell Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 965 
    Siblings 2 siblings 
    Family ID F2919  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • (975-78 AD) Elder son of King Edgar, he succeeded to the throne as a boy of 12, and in so doing, aroused rival claims on behalf of his even younger half-brother, Æthelred II, the Unready. He was murdered by members of Æthelred's household at Corfe Castle in 78.


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