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Eadred

(c. 923—955) king of England


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Alfred the Great (849—899) king of the West Saxons and of the Anglo-Saxons

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(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 Northumbria to become ...

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