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Edmund (The Magnificent)


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940-946
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Edmund (The Magnificent)
Also spelt Eadmund. Also called the Elder, the Deed-Doer or the Just. At the age of only sixteen, he fought valiantly alongside his elder half-brother, King Aethelstan in AD 937. Together they expelled the ruling Norse from Northern England at the Battle of Brunanburgh. Edmund was therefore the first King to inherit a united England upon Aethelstan’s death two years later.






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