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View Tree for Edward the Elder of England KingEdward the Elder of England King (b. Abt. 871, d. 17 Jul 924)

Edward the Elder of England King (son of Alfred the Great of England King and Ealhswith of Gaini) was born Abt. 871 in Wessex, England, and died 17 Jul 924 in Winchester Cathedral. He married Eadgifu.

 Includes NotesNotes for Edward the Elder of England King:
Edward the Elder,
son of Alfred the Great, succeeded his father in 901. His succession was disputed by his cousin, Ethelwald the Atheling, who obtained the help of the Danes. The conflict ended with the death of Ethelwald in battle, in 905. But Edward still carried on war with the Danes, and Mercia, Northumbria, and East Anglia were subdued by him; and he extended his dominions by conquests in Scotland and Wales. Died, 925.
King Edward the Elder
AKA Edward the Elder
Born: c. 871 AD
Birthplace: Wessex, England
Died: 17-Jul-924 AD
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Winchester Cathedral
Gender: Male
Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Royalty
Level of fame: Somewhat
Executive summary: King of England 899-924 AD
Father: King Alfred the Great
Mother: Ealhswith
Sister: Ethelfleda
Wife: Egwina
Wife: Elfleda
Wife: Edgiva
Daughter: Eadgifu
Son: King Ethelweard


U.K. Monarch 26-Oct-899 to 17-Jul-924


Children of Edward the Elder of England King and Eadgifu are:
  1. +Edmund I "the Magnificent" of England King, b. Abt. 910, Wessex, England, d. 26 May 946, Murdered at Pucklechurch.
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