Eadwig


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Eadwig

(ˈɛdwɪɡ) or

Edwy

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(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.
hand, power', again 'instead of' the grammatical feminine suffix represented by <e>: <Eadmundes swurdbora> 'Eadmund's swordbearer', <Eadmundes kynges> 'of King Eadmund', <pa feng Eadwig to rice, Eadmundes sunu kinges> 'then came to power Eadwig, King Eadmund's son', <hi waeron Eadmundes suna cyningas> 'they were sons of King Eadmund' (and numerous instances of forms such as <Seint Eadmundes byrig> 'Bury St.