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Edward the Martyr, King of England 975-978

Edward the Martyr, King of England 975-978

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  • Name Edward the Martyr  
    Suffix King of England 975-978 
    Born 962  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Mar 978  Corfe Castle, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Wareham, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_the_Martyr
    • The sudden death of Edgar at the age of 33 led to a succession dispute between rival factions supporting his sons Edward and Ethelred. The elder son Edward was murdered in 978 at Corfe Castle, Dorset, by his seven-year-old half-brother's supporters. [2]
    Person ID I3503  Roy~Royes
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2016 

    Father Edgar the Peaceable, King of England 959-975
              b. 944, Wessex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 8 Jul 975, Winchester, Wessex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Mother Aelfthryth
              b. Abt 945, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 17 Nov 1000, Wherwell, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Family ID F998  Family Group  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 962 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Mar 978 - Corfe Castle, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wareham, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S109] Bruce Roy, Inferred from other data in context.

    2. [S54] Official web site of the British Monarchy  Page31.