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

Ann Williams

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/8510

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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 was murdered on 26 May 946. He was consecrated at ...

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Subjects: British History ; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500)

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