Edgar the Peacefu

Edgar I (Auld Inglis: Ēadgār; c. 943 – 8 Julie 975), kent as Edgar the Peacefu or the Peaceable, wis Keeng o Ingland frae 959 tae 975.

Edgar
New Minster Charter 966 detail Edgar.jpg
A contemparary portrayal o Keeng Edgar in the New Meenster Charter.
Keeng o the Inglis
Ring1 October 959 – 8 Julie 975
PredecessorEadwig
SuccessorEdward
Born943/944
Dee'd8 Julie 975 (aged 31/32)
Winchester, Hampshire
BuirialGlastonbury Aibey
SpouseÆthelflæd[1]
Wulfthryth[1]
Ælfthryth
IssueEdward, Keeng o Ingland
Eadgyth[1]
Edmund[2]
Æthelred, Keeng o Ingland
HooseHoose o Wessex
FaitherEdmund, Keeng o Ingland
MitherÆlfgifu o Shaftesbury
ReleegionRoman Catholic

ReferencesEedit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Pauline Stafford, Queen Emma & Queen Edith, Blackwell 2001, pp. 324-325
  2. Stafford, op. cit., p. 91