|Born||circa 922||Born At|
|Died||26 May 946||Buried At||Glastonbury|
|Father||EDWARD (the Elder, King of West Saxons, 899-924)||Mother|
|Preceded by||ATHELSTAN (King of the English 924-939)||Succeeded by||Eadred (King of the English 946-955)|
Family Tree Details
EDMUND (I, King of the English 939-946) (b.922 - d.946)
+Aelfgifu ( - d.944) =Eadwig (King of the English 955-959) (b.939 - d.959) =EDGAR (I, King of the English 959-975) (b.944 - d.975) +Ethelflead | =EDWARD (The Martyr, King of the English 975-978) (b.962 - m.978) +Wulfryth +Elfthyrth (b.945 - d.1000) =Edmund (b.965 - ) =Aethelred (II The Unready, King of the English 978-1013, 1014-1016) (b.967 - d.1016) +Aelfgifu | =Aethelstan (son of Aethelred) | =Egbert | =EDMUND (II Ironside, King of the English 1016) (b.981 - d.1016) | =Eadred | =Eadwig | =Edgar +Emma (of Normandy, Wife of Aethelred) (b.982 - d.1052) =Edward (The Confessor, King of England 1042-1066) (b.1003 - d.1066) =Alfred (Second son of Aethelred) ( - m.1036) =Godgifu (Daughter of Aethelred)
Edmund, the half-brother of Athelstan, became King of England at the age of 18. His coronation was held on November 29th at Kingson-upon-Thames.
Edmund I took control of York and the surrounding area. He removed sacred relics from the remains of Whitby Abbey and moved them to Glastonbury Abbey.
Eadred became King of Wessex. He followed his brother Edmund who was murdered. Edmund left two sons, Eadwig and Edgar, who were both too young to rule.
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