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Charles I (1600–1649), king of England, Scotland, and Ireland, was born in Dunfermline Castle, Scotland, on 19 November 1600 and baptized at the palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh, on 23 December. He was the third child of James VI of Scotland (subsequently James I...

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Charles I (1600–1649) by Sir Anthony Van Dyck, 1635 The Royal Collection © 2004 HM Queen Elizabeth II

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Edward [St Edward; called Edward the Martyr] (c. 962–978), king of England, was the son of Edgar, who died on 8 July 975.

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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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Edward [St Edward; Edward the Martyr] (c. 962–978) coin © Copyright The British Museum

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Edward [St Edward; Edward the Confessor] (1003x55–1066) embroidery (Bayeux Tapestry) [seated, centre] by special permission of the City of Bayeux