Person:Eadred of England (1)

Eadred of England
b.perhaps about 924
Facts and Events
Name Eadred of England
Gender Male
Birth[4] perhaps about 924
Death[2][4][5] 23 Nov 955 Frome, Somerset, England
Reference Number? Q191767?
Burial[4][6] Winchester, Hampshire, EnglandOld Minster

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Eadred (also Edred, etc.) (923 - 23 November 955) was King of the English from 946 until his death in 955, in succession to his elder brother Edmund I.

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  1.   Eadred of England, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2. Eadræd, King of England, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  3.   Eadweard (Edward) "the Elder", in Baldwin, Stewart, and Todd Farmerie. The Henry Project (King Henry II ): Ancestors of King Henry II.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 EADRED, in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  5. 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 955. :"Her forþferde Eadred cining. on Sce: Clementes mæssedæg ón Frome, & he rixsade teoþe healf gear; & þa feng Eadwig to rice. Eadmundes sunu cinges." (MSS D and E also record Eadred's death in 955. MSS B and C have it under 956.)

  6. Thorpe, Benjamin. Florentii Wigorniensis. (London: Sumptibus Societatis, 1848), p. 136.