Edgar Atheling

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Edgar Atheling

(ˈæθɪlɪŋ)
n
(Biography) ?1050–?1125, grandson of Edmund II; Anglo-Saxon pretender to the English throne in 1066
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The critical event in all this was the marriage of Malcolm III Canmore to (Saint) Margaret, sister of Edgar Aetheling in 1068.
She could not refuse Malcolm without depriving her family of a safe haven and jeopardising Scottish support for the restoration prospects of the anti-Norman English who rallied around her brother, Edgar Aetheling.