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Eadred

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

(c.923–55; r. 946–55)

Grandson of Alfred the Great, Eadred fought for several years against Eric Bloodaxe, who had assumed the kingship of York. Defeating him, Eadred forced...

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Eadred

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

(c.923–55; r. 946–55)

Grandson of Alfred the Great, Eadred fought for several years against Eric Bloodaxe, who had assumed the kingship of York. Defeating him, Eadred forced...

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Eadred

Timothy Darvill.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology. 42 words.

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King of the English from ad 946. He extended his control over the Danelaw and was responsible for

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Eadred [Edred] (d. 955), king of England

Ann Williams.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 2867 words.

Eadred [Edred] (d. 955), king of England, was the younger son of Edward the Elder (d. 924) and his third wife, Eadgifu (d. in or after 966). Eadred succeeded his elder brother, Edmund, who...

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Eadred (‘weak in the feet’), king of the English (<i>c</i>.923–55)

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 94 words.

Grandson of *Alfred the Great, Eadred fought for several years against Eric Bloodaxe, who had assumed the kingship

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Adderstone

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 17 words.

Edredeston 1233. ‘Farmstead or village of a man called Ēadrēd’. OE pers. name + tūn.

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Eadwig , king of the English

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 123 words.

Son of the West Saxon king *Edmund (939–46), he succeeded his father’s brother *Eadred in 955. His

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Ælfsige (d. 959), archbishop of Canterbury

Barbara Yorke.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 302 words.

Ælfsige (d. 959), archbishop of Canterbury, was appointed bishop of Winchester in 951. From that date he regularly witnessed charters of kings Eadred and Eadwig, his name appearing at the...

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Guthrith I

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

Son of Harthacnut, became king of York by 883. The chronology of his reign is not easy to establish, and the literary and numismatic evidence hard to reconcile. He is said to have been...

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The Later Tenth Century: A Turmoil of Warring Princes

Alex Woolf.

in From Pictland to Alba, 789-1070

October 2007; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 18258 words.

This chapter begins with a discussion of Mael Coluim. On the retirement of the aged Constantín son of Áed into religious life in around 943, the kingship of Alba passed to Mael Coluim, the...

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St. Dunstan, Archbishop of Canterbury

Douglas Dales.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Literary Studies (Early and Medieval); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology. 7910 words.

Dunstan (b. c. 909–d. 988) was a person of central importance in the life of church and state in 10th-century England. He grew up near the ancient shrine of Glastonbury in Somerset and may...

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