Edgar Aetheling 1051 – 1126

Edgar Aetheling

Edgar Aetheling was born in 1051 and died in 1126. He was the son of Edward the Exile who had been exiled after his father, Edmund Ironside had died Cnut had become King.  Edgar and his family were recalled to England by Edward the Confessor in 1056. Edgar became King after the death of Harold II at the Battle of Hastings. He was not crowned and submitted to William I in December 1066.

 Family tree for Edgar, son of Edward the Exile showing:

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Heather Y Wheeler. (2017 – 2020). Edgar Aetheling 1051 – 1126. Available: https://www.treesofblue.com/edgar-aetheling-1051-1126. Last accessed June 1st, 2020