Person:Eadric Streona (1)

Eadric Streona
 
d.25 Dec 1017 London, England
Facts and Events
Name Eadric Streona
Gender Male
Marriage 1009 to Eadgyth of Northumbria
Death[1][3][4] 25 Dec 1017 London, England


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Eadric (or Edric) Streona (died 1017 CE) was an ealdorman of the English Mercians. His name a loose translation of the Anglo-Saxon "the Grasper." Streona is historically regarded as the greatest traitor of the Anglo-Saxon period in English history.

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References
  1. Eadric Streona, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2.   EADRIC "Streona/the Acquisitor" (-murdered London 25 Dec 1017), in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  3. Thorpe, Benjamin. Florentii Wigorniensis. (London: Sumptibus Societatis, 1848), 1:181-182.
  4. William of Malmesbury, and Thomas Duffus Hardy (ed.). Gesta Regum Anglorum: atque Historia Novella. (London: Sumptibus Societatis, 1840), p. 305.