By Alison Weir
A distinct ebook on Britain’s royal households via this good validated well known historian.
Britain’s Royal households is a distinct reference ebook offering, for the 1st time in a single quantity, whole genealogical information of all individuals of the royal homes of britain, Scotland and nice Britain from 800AD to the current. Drawing on numerous experts, either historic and glossy, Alison Weir explores the royal genealogy in unparalleled intensity and gives a accomplished consultant to the historical past of today’s royal family members.
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Edmund II married, in overdue summer season (August? ), 1015, at Malmesbury, Wiltshire: Edith Her origins are unknown. She married to begin with Sigeferth (son of Earngrim), a Thane in East Anglia (he used to be murdered in 1015). The date of her loss of life isn't really recognized. factor of marriage (who could have been twins): 1 Edward He was once born in 1016: he was once elderly forty-one at his dying. He was once styled ‘Atheling’, yet spent the larger a part of his early life in exile in Hungary. He died in 1057, in London, the place he used to be buried in outdated St Paul’s Cathedral. Edward married (no list exists of the date), in Hungary: Agatha She was once most likely the daughter of Bruno, Bishop of Augsburg, and brother of Henry III, Emperor of Germany. With much less likelihood, she used to be the daughter of Stephen, King of Hungary, through Gisela, daughter of Conrad II, Emperor of Germany, and sister of the Emperor Henry III. She is defined as ‘a kinswoman’ of the Emperor Henry III. Upon achieving outdated age, she turned a nun at Newcastle-upon-Tyne, most likely after the loss of life of her daughter, Queen Margaret of Scotland, in 1093. factor of marriage: (i) Edgar He used to be born in c. 1053 (certainly by way of 1058) in Hungary, and was once styled ‘Atheling’. In October, 1066, the Witan in London elected him King of britain upon listening to of the dying of Harold II at Hastings. He used to be now not topped, and through December, 1066, he had submitted to William I and deserted all claims to the throne. He died after 1125, might be in 1130 (? ). (ii) Margaret ( see the following, less than Malcolm III, King of Scotland). (iii) Christina Born in Hungary, she turned a nun, first of all – in accordance with a few gurus – at Wilton Abbey, Wiltshire, after which, in c. 1086, at Romsey Abbey in Hampshire. She is usually referred to as Abbess of Romsey, yet merely on very slim facts. She died prior to 1102 (? ). 2 Edmund He was once born both in 1016, or in 1017. He used to be taken to Hungary by way of his family members in formative years, the place he later died. a few resources kingdom that he died younger, yet he should have lived no less than into his teenagers. Edmund married (no checklist exists of the date) in Hungary: Hedwig She used to be both the daughter of Stephen I, King of Hungary, through Gisela, daughter of Conrad II, Emperor of Germany, or the daughter of Henry II, Duke of Bavaria. After Edmund’s loss of life, she married secondly Eppo, count number of Nellenburg. EDMUND II He died on 30 November, 1016, in Oxford or in London, and used to be buried in Glastonbury Abbey, Somerset. He was once succeeded through Canute, son of King Sweyn, who claimed the throne via correct of conquest. King Canute * * * FATHER: King Sweyn ( see here). mom: Gunhilda of Poland ( see the following, below King Sweyn). SIBLINGS: ( see right here, below King Sweyn). KING CANUTE on the other hand referred to as Cnut or Knud, and often called ‘the Great’, he was once born in c. 995 in Denmark. He succeeded Edmund II as King of britain on 30 November, 1016, claiming the throne through correct of conquest, and is related to were topped on 6 January (? ), 1017, at previous St Paul’s Cathedral in London, even supposing there's no modern proof for this. He succeeded his brother Harold as King of Denmark in 1018/19, and have become King of Norway by way of correct of conquest in 1028.