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`"--found it advisable to go with Edgar Atheling to meet William and offer him the crown.
As another instance of these bitter fruits of conquest, and perhaps the strongest that can be quoted, we may mention, that the Princess Matilda, though a daughter of the King of Scotland, and afterwards both Queen of England, niece to Edgar Atheling, and mother to the Empress of Germany, the daughter, the wife, and the mother of monarchs, was obliged, during her early residence for education in England, to assume the veil of a nun, as the only means of escaping the licentious pursuit of the Norman nobles.
But her face was a larger and freer copy, and her mouth in especial a happy divergence from that conservative orifice, a little pair of lips at once plump and pinched, that looked, when closed, as if they could not open wider than to swallow a gooseberry or to emit an "Oh, dear, no!" which probably had been thought to give the finishing touch to the aristocratic prettiness of the Lady Emmeline Atheling as represented, forty years before, in several Books of Beauty.
He served on four Arctic convoys in 1944 as an aircraft handler on the escort carriers HMS Tracker and HMS Atheling, protecting convoys to the USSR.
When reviewing the first novella-length version of the book (published in 1953) under the pseudonym he adopted as a critic, "William Atheling, Jr.," (4) Blish declared it to be symptomatic of the increased interest in religion shown by sf since the successful development and use of atomic weapons at the end of World War II.
Her father, Edward Atheling ,was a descendant of the Anglo-Saxon kings of England, closely related to the Confessor, the last of that line.
Thus when Edmund's grandson, Edgar Atheling died in c.
44In which year was hapless Hungarianborn teenager Edgar the Atheling proclaimed - but not crowned - King of England?
She had sought refuge in Scotland with her brother, Edgar the Atheling, who was the Anglo-Saxon heir to the English throne when William I or William the Conqueror excluded him from the English succession.
The book is perhaps the most beautiful of the twenty items on display; it is thought that Margaret, daughter of Edward Atheling (d.
Under the name William Atheling, Jr., he produced two important early works of science-fiction criticism: The Issue at Hand (1964) and More Issues at Hand (1970).
Under the name William Atheling, Jr., he produced two important early works of science - fiction criticism: The Issue at Hand (1964) and More Issues at Hand (1970).