Edgar, King of the English 959-975: New Interpretations (2020)

Edgar King of the English New Interpretations King Edgar ruled England for a short but significant period in the middle of the tenth century Two of his four children succeeded him as king and two were to become canonized He was known to later gen
  • Title: Edgar, King of the English 959-975: New Interpretations
  • Author: Donald G. Scragg
  • ISBN: 9781843833994
  • Page: 291
  • Format: Hardcover
  • King Edgar ruled England for a short but significant period in the middle of the tenth century Two of his four children succeeded him as king and two were to become canonized He was known to later generations as the Pacific or the Peaceable because his reign was free from external attack and without internal dissention, and he presided over a period of major social aKing Edgar ruled England for a short but significant period in the middle of the tenth century Two of his four children succeeded him as king and two were to become canonized He was known to later generations as the Pacific or the Peaceable because his reign was free from external attack and without internal dissention, and he presided over a period of major social and economic change early in his rule the growth of monastic power and wealth involved redistribution of much of the country s assets, while the end of his reign saw the creation of England s first national coinage, with firm fiscal control from the centre He fulfilled King Alfred s dream of the West Saxon royal house ruling the whole of England, and, like his uncle King AEthelstan, he maintained overlordship of the whole of Britain Despite his considerable achievements, however, Edgar has been neglected by scholars, partly because his reign has been thought to have passed with little incident A time for a full reassessment of his achievement is therefore long overdue, which the essays in this volume provide CONTRIBUTORS SIMON KEYNES, SHASHI JAYAKUMAR, C.P, LEWIS, FREDERICK M BIGGS, BARBARA YORKE, JULIA CRICK, LESLEY ABRAMS, HUGH PAGAN, JULIA BARROW, CATHERINE KARKOV, ALEXANDER R RUMBLE, MERCEDES SALVADOR BELLO.
    Edgar the Peaceful Edgar king of England Britannica Edgar, born died July , , king of the Mercians and Northumbrians from who became king of the West Saxons, or Wessex, in and is reckoned as king of all England from that year He was efficient and tolerant of local customs, and his reign was peaceful. Edgar, King of Scotland Edgar king of Scotland Britannica Edgar, born c died Jan , , Edinburgh, Scot , king of Scots from , eldest surviving son of Malcolm III Can and Queen Margaret granddaughter of King Edmund II of England and thus the first king of the Scots to unite Celtic and Anglo Saxon blood. Edgar Anglo Saxon King of Wessex intriguing history Aug , Edgar King of Wessex Edgar also spelt as Eadgar and known as Edgar the Peaceful, was the nd son of Edmund I and his wife Ethelfleda His elder brother was Edwy Eadwig from whom he would seize both Northumbria and Mercia in His reign King Edgar Britroyals King of all England from He was the younger son of Edmund I, and strove successfully to unite English and Danes as fellow subjects In Edgar of England marched his army north to Chester. Edgar I The Peaceful, King of the English geni family tree Edgar , king of England He was the son of Edmund, king of Wessex, and the brother of Edwy, whom he succeeded in , after being chosen king of Mercia and Northumbria in He was educated by Dunstan and Ethelwold and became king of all England at the age of only sixteen His early life was not beyond reproach. Edgar the Peaceful English Monarchs King Edgar the Peaceful, or the Pacific as he is sometimes referred to, died at the summit of his power, at Winchester, the ancient capital of Wessex, on th July, , at the age of only thirty three and was buried at Glastonbury Abbey in Somerset. King Edgar of Figaro Final Fantasy Brave Exvius Wiki King Edgar of Figaro A young man whose story is sung in a tale of espers and humans, from a distant world King of the technologically advanced nation of Figaro and a brilliant engineer in his own right, he wields numerous unusual weapons of his own design. Edgar the Peaceful Find A Grave Memorial The king s javelin found Edgar s back during the hunt, and the widow married him, giving him two sons, the younger of whom would be known as Ethelred the Unready He was belatedly crowned King of England on May , at Bath Abbey by Bishop Dunstan, after which all the lesser rulers, including the Welsh princes, swore allegiance.
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    One Reply to “Edgar, King of the English 959-975: New Interpretations”

    1. An engaging and well written series of papers from eminent Anglo Saxon historians, touching on a wide range of key areas Excellent.

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