Person:Edgar the Peaceful (1)

Edgar the Peaceful
b.abt 7 Aug 943
Facts and Events
Name Edgar the Peaceful
Alt Name Edgar , King of Wessex, Mercia & England I
Gender Male
Alt Birth[12][13][15][16] abt 943
Birth[1] abt 7 Aug 943
Other[1] from 1 Oct 959 to 8 Jul 975 Reign
Other[1] House of Wessex
Marriage about 963 to Æthelflæd
Alt Marriage to Æthelflæd
Marriage 965 to Ælfthryth
Marriage  Cohabitation without marriage formalities?  
to Wulfthryth
Death[1][11][17] 8 Jul 975 Winchester, Hampshire, England
Ancestral File Number 8HS09B
Burial[1][17] Glastonbury, Somerset, EnglandGlastonbury Abbey

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Edgar the Peaceful, or Edgar I (; c. 7 August 943 – 8 July 975), also called the Peaceable, was king of England from 959 to 975. Edgar was the younger son of Edmund I. Edgar is regarded as the first ruler of a consolidated England.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Edgar the Peaceful, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).

    Wikipedia gives no citation for the birth date.

  2.   Searle, William George. Anglo-Saxon bishops, kings and nobles, the succession of the bishops and the pedigrees of the kings and nobles. (Cambridge: University Press in Cambridge, 1899), pp. 346-347.
  3.   The Royal Line of Sucession, A16A225, p. 7.
  4.   Hist. of the Anglo-Saxons, Eng. 36, v. 2, p. 222-30, 260-77.
  5.   Plantagenet Ancestry, Eng. 116, p. 21.
  6.   Burke's Peerage, Eng. p, 1949, preface p. 251.
  7.   George's Gen. Tab., Eng. 102, Tab. 1.
  8.   Keiser und Koenig Hist., Gen. Hist. 25, pt 1, p. 96-97.
  9.   Anderson's Royal Gen., eng. 132, p. 740.
  10.   Betham's Tab., Eng. 133, Tab. 601, 602.
  11. Eadgar 'the Peaceful', King of England, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  12. EDGAR, son of EDMUND King of Wessex & his first wife Ælfgifu --- ([943]-Winchester 8 Jul 975, bur Glastonbury Abbey), in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  13. Eadgar, in Baldwin, Stewart, and Todd Farmerie. The Henry Project (King Henry II ): Ancestors of King Henry II.
  14.   Edgar 11 (Male), in The Prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England.
  15. Thorpe, Benjamin. Florentii Wigorniensis. (London: Sumptibus Societatis, 1848), p. 133.

    Has Eadgar's birth under the year 943.

  16. Thorpe, Benjamin. Florentii Wigorniensis. (London: Sumptibus Societatis, 1848), pp. 274-275.

    States that Eadgar was in his 16th year when he succeeded in 959, and in his 32nd year at his decease in 975.

  17. 17.0 17.1 Thorpe, Benjamin. Florentii Wigorniensis. (London: Sumptibus Societatis, 1848), p. 143.