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 Canute 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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Heather Y Wheeler. (2018 – 2020). Eadric Streona of Mercia d. 1017. Available: https://www.treesofblue.com/eadric-streona-of-mercia-d-1017. Last accessed November 29th, 2022