Edward the Exile Family Tree (1016-1057)


Edward the Exile Family Tree


 Family tree for Edward the Exile, son of King Edmund Ironside showing:


Short Biography

Edward the Exile was the son of King Edmund Ironside and Ealdgyth of East Anglia. He was born in 1016, the year of his father’s death and the accession of King Canute. Soon after Canute’s accession he and his brother Edmund were taken into exile. They eventually ended up in Hungary where Edward married Agatha, a Hungarian Princess. 

Edward and Agatha had three children: Edgar, Margaret and Cristina. In the early 1050s, when Edward the Confessor was becoming concerned about the succession, he discovered that Edward was still alive and recalled him to England.

Edward, his wife and children arrived in England in 1057. However, soon after their arrival Edward was taken ill and died on 19th April 1057. 


Published Jun 26, 2017 @ 11:47 am – Updated – Jun 26, 2024 @ 10:44 am

Harvard Reference for Edward the Exile Family Tree:

Heather Y Wheeler. (2017 – ). Edward the Exile Family Tree (1016-1057). Available: https://www.treesofblue.com/edward-the-exile-1016-1057. Last accessed July 21st, 2024