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date: 24 September 2019

Edmund II [known as Edmund Ironside]locked

(d. 1016)
  • M. K. Lawson


Edmund II [known as Edmund Ironside] (d. 1016), king of England, was the son of Æthelred II, the Unready (c. 966x8–1016), and his first wife, Ælfgifu, according to Ailred of Rievaulx the daughter of Earl Thored of Northumbria (according to John of Worcester...

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Oxford Medieval Texts
D. Whitelock, D. C. Douglas, & S. I. Tucker, eds. and trans., (1961)
John of Worcester, ed. R. R. Darlington & P. McGurk, trans. J. Bray & P. McGurk, 2–3; OMT (1995–) [vol. 1 forthcoming]
P. H. Sawyer, , Royal Historical Society Guides and Handbooks (1968)