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Edgar II Ætheling (The Ætheling's Story)

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Edgar the Ætheling
King Edgar II Beginning Reign.png
The Ætheling during the beginning of his reign
King of England
Reign 3 May 1089 - 28 August 1118
Coronation 3 May 1089 in Westminster Abbey
Predecessor William II Rufus
Successor Harold III the Diligent
Spouse Adela of Flanders (m. 1081-1093, her death) and Louise de Florelles (m. 1095 - 1118, his death)
Issue By Adela of Flanders:

Arthur, Princeps Bellator
Harold III the Diligent
Sindtha
Edmund
By Louise de Florelles:
Cerdic

Full name
Edgar of Wessex
House House of Wessex
Father Edward the Exile
Mother Agatha
Born c. 1051
Hungary
Died 28 August 1118
Winchester, England
Burial August 1118
Westminster Abbey, London, England

Edgar II (mostly known as Edgar the Ætheling) (c. 1051 - 28 August 1118) was an Anglo-Saxon King of England, and was the first Anglo-Saxon King in over 30 years at that point. For most of his early life, he lived in exile until 1089, when he won control of the kingdom in April of that year.

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