Eadwig


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Eadwig

(ˈɛdwɪɡ) or

Edwy

n
(Biography) died 959 ad, king of England (955–57)
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Noun1.Eadwig - King of England who was renounced by Northumbria in favor of his brother Edgar (died in 959)
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As would have been Eadred, Eadwig, Ethelred, Hereward, Cnut and Hathacunut.
Succeeding his uncle King Eadred in 955 at about the age of 15 and considered exceptionally handsome, Eadwig quickly gained himself a reputation.
Several other monarchs deserve Salas' attention, though they remain unnamed, for reasons that will be explained later on: Egbert's son, AEthelwulf (Salas 1846: 11), Eadwig, referred to as Edward's (sic) son (Salas 1846: 16), Edgar Peaceable (Salas 1846: 17), Ethelred the Unready (Salas 1846: 18) and Cnut's sons (Salas 1846: 22).