King Edward the Confessor 1003-1066

Edward, known as the Confessor was born in 1003 (exact date not known) and died 5th January 1066. He was the eldest son of King Aethelred the Unready by his second wife Emma of Normandy. He married Edith, daughter of Earl Godwin of Wessex but they had no children. His death caused a succession crisis that led to the Norman Conquest of 1066.


 Edward the ConfessorFamily tree for King Edward the Confessor eldest son of  King Aethelred the Unready by his second wife showing: