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Edward [St Edward; known as Edward the Confessor]locked

(1003x5–1066)
  • Frank Barlow

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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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