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Edred (r. 946-55)

Like his predecessor, his brother Edmund I, Edred (or Eadred) (reigned 946-55) also dealt with trouble from Danes in the north. Edred brought up Edmund's sons, Edwy and Edgar, as his heirs, and they both became king in turn.


Edred's position in the genealogical roll of the Kings of England © The British Library Board, Royal 14 B. VI