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|Name:||Edward II of England||Determine relationship to...|
|Birth:||963||Father:||Edgar "the Peaceful" of England Mother:Æthelflaeda|
|Death:||18 MAR 977/978 Corfe Castle, Dorset|
|Remarks:||Edward II, the Martyr (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 978.
He was canonised in 1001, and his feast day is 20th November.
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