|Father||EDMUND (II Ironside, King of the English 1016)||Mother||Ealdgyth|
Family Tree Details
Edward (The Exile) (b.1016 - d.1057)
+Agatha (of Brunswick) =Edgar (The Aetheling) ( - d.1126) =Margaret (of Wessex) ( - d.1093) +Malcolm (III, Scottish King 1058-1093) (b.1031 - d.1093) =Edward (Prince of Scotland) =Edmund (of Scotland) =Edgar (King of Scotland 1097-1107) ( - d.1107) =Alexander (I, King of Scotland 1107-1124) (b.1077 - d.1124) | +Sybilla (of Normandy) (b.1092 - d.1122) =Matilda Edith (of Scotland) (b.1080 - d.1118) | +Henry (I, King of England 1100-1135) (b.1068 - d.1135) | =William (Adelin) (b.1103 - d.1120) | =Matilda (Empress Maud) (b.1102 - d.1167) =David (I, King of Scotland 1124-1153) (b.1085 - d.1153) | +Matilda (Wife of David I) | =Henry (Earl of Huntingdon) ( - d.1152) =Mary (of Scotland) (b.1084 - d.1116) +Eustace (III, Count of Boulogne) (b.1089 - d.1125) =Matilda (of Boulogne) ( - d.1152)
Harold Godwinson invited the exiled Edward the Exile back to England in the hope that he could claim the English throne from Edward the Confessor.
Edward the Exile died in mysterious circumstances. Edward was the rightful heir the throne of England and Harold, Earl of Wessex benefited from Edward's death.