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Edred of England

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Rank: 11th
Ruled: May 26, 946-November 23, 955
Predecessor: Edmund I
Date of Birth: 923
Place of Birth: Wessex, England
Wife: Marth McKuja Edred
Buried: Winchester Cathedral
Date of Death: November 23, 955
Parents: Edward the Elder and Edgiva


King Edred (c. 92323 November,955) was a son of King Edward the Elder by his third marriage. He succeeded his brother, King Edmund I, in 946. Like both his elder brothers, Edred enjoyed military success over the Vikings. However, Edred was a strongly religious man but in very poor health (he could barely eat his food). He died on November 23, 955, at Frome in Somerset, and was buried at Winchester. He was succeeded by his nephew, King Edwy.


Preceded by:
Edmund I
King of England
946955
Succeeded by:
Edwy

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