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Edmund (Ironside) of Wessex
(988 - 1016)

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1014 Æthelstan dies, leaving Edmund as heir
1015 King Æthelred has two of Edmund's allies, Sigeferth and Morcar, executed; Edmund takes Sigeferth's widow, Ældgyth, from the nunnery where she had been imprisoned and marries her in defiance of his father
1016 Æthelred II dies, Edmund succeeds to the throne; son, Edward Atheling, born; dies 30 November
989 Born the second son of King Æthelred II and his first wife, Ælflaed of Northumbria
989 Born to King Ethelred II (the unready) by his first wife Aelfgifu
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