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Name:
Edgar "the Peaceful" of England
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Birth:
943 Wessex, England
Father:
Edmund I of England
Mother:
Aelfgifu
Married:
Elfrida 964 Wessex, England
Children:
Æthelred II of England
Born: ABT 968 Wessex, England
Died: 23 APR 1016 London, Middlesex, England
Married:
Æthelflaeda ABT 961
Children:
Edward II of England
Born: 963
Died: 18 MAR 977/978 Corfe Castle, Dorset
Married:
Elfrida of Devon 965
Children:
Ethelred II "the Unready" of England
Born: ABT 968/969 Wessex, England
Died: 23 APR 1016 London, England
Married:
Elfrida 964 Wessex, England
Children:
Edmund of England
Born: ABT 966
Died: UNKNOWN
Death:
8 JUL 975 Wessex, England
Remarks:

King of England, 959-975. He became king of Mercia and Northumberland in 957; he was king of all England by October, 959. His power and prestige were expressed in an imperial consecration at Bath on May 11, 973.

Edgar (959-75 AD)

Edgar was made King of Mercia and Northumbria in 957 and succeed to the throne of Wessex at his brother, Eadwig's, death in 959. With this, Edgar was King of Mercia, Northumbria and Wessex (the three most powerful kingdoms in England at that time), simultaneously and could be considered the first ruler of a United England. Some of his predecessors were Kings of All England by virtue of being King of Wessex and, at the same time, enjoying a temporary military ascendancy over the other kingdoms.
He was formally crowned in 973 and received the ceremonial submission of all the other kings in Britain. He wisely recalled (St.) Dunstan from exile and made him Archbishop of Canterbury and his closest personal advisor. His reign was prosperous and peaceful and he is generally credited with the revival of the English church.

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