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date: 17 April 2021

Edmund [St Edmund]locked

(d. 869)
  • Antonia Gransden


Edmund [St Edmund] (d. 869), king of the East Angles, was venerated as a saint soon after his death at the hands of vikings. According to numismatic evidence, Edmund succeeded King Æthelweard. The number of coins issued in Edmund's name indicates that he reigned for several years, but the only fact known about him from contemporary writings is in the ...

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