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Edmund I, the Magnificent
(921 - 946)

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921 Born to Edward the Elder and his third wife, Eadgifu
937 Fights beside his half-brother, King Athelstan, at the Battle of Brunnanburgh
939 Athelstan dies on 27 October 27, Edmund succeeds him as King
940 Edmund is forced to cede land approximating to the modern counties of Lincolnshire, Derby, Nottinghamshire, and Leicester to Olaf Guthfrithson
941 Son Edwin of England born (date approx.)
942 Edmund reconquers the Midlands; son Eadgar I born (date approx.)
943 Becomes the god-father of King Olaf of York
944 Reconquers Northumbria; first wife AElfgifu dies, he later marries AEthelflaed
945 Signed a treaty of mutual military support with King Malcolm I of Scotland
946 Marries Ethelfleda, the daughter of Alfgar, Ealdorman of Wiltshire; murdered 26 May by Leofa, an exiled thief
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