Person:Edmund I of England (1)

     
Edmund I of England
b.abt 922
Facts and Events
Name Edmund I of England
Alt Name[4] Eadmund I
Gender Male
Birth[4][8][9] abt 922 House of Wessex
Other? bet. 940 and 946 Reign
Marriage abt 940  Cohabitation without marriage formalities?  
to Ælfgifu of Shaftesbury
Alt Marriage bef 943 Englandto Ælfgifu of Shaftesbury
Death[3][4][6][7] 26 May 946 Pucklechurch, Gloucestershire, Englandassassinated
Burial[3][4][7] Glastonbury Abbey, Glastonbury, Somerset, England


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Edmund I (; 921 – 26 May 946), called the Elder, the Deed-doer, the Just, or the Magnificent, was King of England from 939 until his death. He was a son of Edward the Elder and half-brother of Athelstan. Athelstan died on 27 October 939, and Edmund succeeded him as king.

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References
  1.   Edmund I of England, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2.   Mike Ashley, (i)British Kings & Queens: A Complete Biographical Encyclopedia of the Kings & Queens of Great Britain(/i) (New York, NY: Barnes.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Eadmund I, King of England, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Eadmund I, in Baldwin, Stewart, and Todd Farmerie. The Henry Project (King Henry II ): Ancestors of King Henry II.
  5.   Edmund 14 (Male), in The Prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England.
  6. Earle, John (ed.), and Charles (ed.) Plummer. Two of the Saxon Chronicles Parallel. (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1892), pp. 64-65.

    MS A, under the year 946: "Her Eadmund cyning forðferde ón Scs: Agustinus mæssedæge. & he hæfde rice seofoþe healf gear;"

    MS D, under the year 946:"Her Eadmund cyning forðferde ón Scs: Agustinus mæssedæge þ: wæs wide cuð. hu he his dagas geendode. þ: Liofa hine ofstang æt Puclancyrcan."

    MS E has his assassination in 948.

  7. 7.0 7.1 Thorpe, Benjamin. Florentii Wigorniensis. (London: Sumptibus Societatis, 1848), p. 134.

    Under the year A.D. 946: "Magnificus rex Anglorum Eadmundus, die festivitatis S. Augustini, Anglorum doctoris [26 Maii], dum in regia villa, quæ Anglice Pucelecirce dicitur, suum dapiferum e manibus pessimi cleptoris Leovæ, ne occideretur, vellet eripere, quinque annis septemque mensibus regni sui peractis, indictione IV., septimo kal. Junii [26 Maii], feria III., ab eodem interficitur, et Glæstoniam delatus, a B. Dunstano abbate sepelitur."

  8. Thorpe, Benjamin. Florentii Wigorniensis. (London: Sumptibus Societatis, 1848), p. 133.

    States that Edmund was in his 18th year at his succession in 940.

  9. Earle, John (ed.), and Charles (ed.) Plummer. Two of the Saxon Chronicles Parallel. (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1892), pp. 62-63.

    MS A states that Eadmund was 18 at his succession in 941 (Baldwin states that this was originally 940).