Definition of Edward the martyr

1. Noun. King of England who was a son of Edgar; he was challenged for the throne by supporters of his half-brother Ethelred II who eventually murdered him (963-978).




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Literary usage of Edward the martyr

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1. The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution by David Hume (1789)
"... Edmund Edred— Edwy Edgar Edward the Martyr. * EGBERT. TH E Kingdoms of the Heptarchy, though united by fo recent a ..."

2. The Political History of England by William Hunt, Reginald Lane Poole (1906)
"edward the martyr—OLD AGE OF DUNSTAN—NORMANS AND NORTHMEN. CHAP. OF the two sons left by Edgar, one, EDWARD, son of " Ethel- XXI- fled the Duck," was about ..."

3. The History of England from the Earliest Times to the Norman Conquest by Thomas Hodgkin (1906)
"edward the martyr—OLD AGE OF DUNSTAN—NORMANS AND NORTHMEN. CHAP. OF the two sons left by Edgar, one, EDWARD, son of " Ethel- XXI- fled the Duck," was about ..."

4. The Annals of Roger de Hoveden: Comprising the History of England and of by Roger, Roger of Hoveden, Henry Thomas Riley (1853)
"EDWARD the Martyr reigned four years. EDGAR the Just reigned sixteen years. EDMUND Ironside reigned nine months. ETHELRED, his brother, reigned thirty-eight ..."

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