Mark A. Kishlansky and John Morrill
Maker: Sir Anthony Van Dyck
Edward [St Edward; called Edward the Martyr] (c. 962–978), king of England, was the son of Edgar, who died on 8 July 975.
Nothing is known of the cause of ...
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 ...