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Edmund's luck can be gauged by the fact that he married a Danish widow, Algitha (or Edith, or Ealdgyth), had a son by her who spent his life in exile, was then murdered by his wife's  brother, leaving a second son born postumously, who vanishes from history.
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'''Edmund Ironside''''s luck can be gauged by the fact that he married a Danish widow, Algitha (or Edith, or Ealdgyth), had a son by her who spent his life in exile, was then murdered by his wife's  brother, leaving a second son born postumously, who vanishes from history.
  
 
But he was probably a nice man really.
 
But he was probably a nice man really.
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Preceded by:<br>[[Aethelred Unraed]]
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[[English Monarchs]]
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Succeeded by:<br>[[Canute the Great]]
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Revision as of 14:43, 1 January 2005

Edmund Ironside's luck can be gauged by the fact that he married a Danish widow, Algitha (or Edith, or Ealdgyth), had a son by her who spent his life in exile, was then murdered by his wife's brother, leaving a second son born postumously, who vanishes from history.

But he was probably a nice man really.

Preceded by:
Aethelred Unraed

English Monarchs

Succeeded by:
Canute the Great