Eadric Streona of Mercia d. 1017

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Eadric was the son of Aethelric, a thegn. The place and year of his birth is not known, but it is known that he was executed by King Cnut in December 1017. Eadric became ealdorman of Mercia and married Edgyth, the daughter of  King Aethelred the Unready. He was known for his treacherous behaviour, but managed to remain in favour with the king.

Family tree for Eadric Streona showing:
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  • Aethelric
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    Mother
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    • Brihtric
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    • Aelfric
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    • Eadred
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    • Goda
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    • Aethelwine
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    • Aethelweard
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    • Aethelmaer
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    • Edgyth
      of Mercia
      995 – 1022
      EADRIC STREONA
      OF MERCIA
      d. 1017
      • Name
        Unknown
        b. c1008

 

Published Jan 16, 2018 @ 10:48 am – Updated – May 9, 2020 @ 3:02 pm

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Heather Y Wheeler. (2018 – 2020). Eadric Streona of Mercia d. 1017. Available: https://www.treesofblue.com/eadric-streona-of-mercia-d-1017. Last accessed June 4th, 2020