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Edward [St Edward; known as Edward the Confessor] (1003x5–1066), king of England

Frank Barlow

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/8516

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Edward [St Edward; known as Edward the Confessor] (1003x5–1066), king of England, known as ‘the Confessor’ after his canonization in 1161, was born between 1003 and 1005 at Islip, near Oxford. He was the seventh son of King Æthelred II, but the first from his father's second marriage, to ...

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

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