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  AllRefer.com - Edgar Atheling (British And Irish History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Edgar Atheling[ath´uling] Pronunciation Key [O.E. ætheling,=son of the king], 1060?–1125?, English prince, grandson of Edmund Ironside.
After the death of King Harold at the battle of Hastings in 1066, Edgar was chosen king, but he submitted to William I in the same year.
The Atheling went on the crusade of 1099 with Robert II, duke of Normandy, and later fought for Robert against Henry I of England.
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 Edgar Atheling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Edgar relied largely for his support upon Archbishop Stigand and upon Earls Edwin of Mercia and Morcar of Northumbria and, when this weakened, (within a matter of days of the witan), Edgar was forced inevitably to submit to William at Berkhamstead in either late November or early December 1066.
However, Edgar joined in the rebellion of the earls Edwin and Morcar in 1068 and, though defeated, he fled to the court of Malcolm III of Scotland.
Edgar is believed to have travelled to Scotland late in life, perhaps around the year 1120, and was still alive in 1125, but may have died soon after, in his early seventies.
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 History of the Monarchy > The Anglo-Saxon kings > Edgar
Edgar, king in Mercia and the Danelaw from 957, succeeded his brother as king of the English on Edwy's death in 959.
Edgar's late coronation in 973 at Bath was the first to be recorded in some detail; his queen Aelfthryth was the first consort to be crowned queen of England.
Edgar was the patron of a great monastic revival which owed much to his association with Archbishop Dunstan.
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 'The Ayling Story' by K.G.Ayling - The story of Edgar Atheling
Edgar was present at the funeral of the old king, and at the coronation of Harold which took place the next day at Westminster.
Edgar Atheling was with the forces of King Harold when they moved into Kent to confront Tostig who had attacked with many ships.
Edgar continued on and reached the English Court in May 1700, where the news that Robert was returning brought consternation, since he would be able to re-establish himself in Normandy and repay the mortgage.
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 physics - Edgar Ætheling
Edgar was the only son of Edward the Exile, heir to the English throne, and grandson of King Edmund Ironside.
Upon his father's death in 1057, Edgar was nominated as Heir Apparent by the king Edward the Confessor.
Edgar was brought up at Edward's court, together with his sisters, Margaret and Christina.
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 Britannia History: The Last Aetheling
Edgar was certainly involved in the revolt of 1069-70.
Edgar managed to get to Scotland and, soon after his arrival, Malcolm launched an attack on the North and was almost as much of a pest to us as William).
Edgar was accompanied by his good friend and companion, Robert (the name Robert may indicate a fashion in names rather than prove Norman parentage) son of Godwine was brutally killed at Ramleh for refusing to renounce his faith and Edgar returned home - with a possibly bitter view of holy wars.
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 Saint Margaret of Scotland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The daughter of the English prince Edward the Exile or "Edward Outremer", son of Edmund Ironside, Margaret was probably born in Hungary.
The provenance of her mother Agatha is disputed: certainly related to the kings of Hungary, she was either a descendant of Emperor Henry III or a daughter of Yaroslav I of Kiev.
When her uncle, King Edward the Confessor, died in 1066, she was living in England where her brother, Edgar Atheling, had decided to make a claim to the vacant throne.
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 Ancestors and Family of Edgar the Atheling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
After the Norman Conquest, Edgar submitted to William I, although the new king was occupied until 1069 in crushing rebellions in favour of the aetheling.
Edgar lived in Scotland (1068-72) with his brother-in-law, King Malcolm III Canmore, and then went into exile when William and Malcolm came to terms.
Edgar was captured by Henry in the Battle of Tinchebrai (Sept. 28, 1106), was released, and spent the rest of his life in obscurity.
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 History of the Monarchy > The Anglo-Saxon kings > Edgar Atheling
History of the Monarchy > The Anglo-Saxon kings > Edgar Atheling
Edgar the Atheling was a grandson of Edmund II Ironside and a great-grandson of Ethelred 'The Unready'.
After the Norman invasion, he mounted a brief rebellion, wresting control for a short period at the end of 1066, but was later put down by William I. Malcolm III
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When Edward the Confessor died in 1066, Edgar, the former king's great-nephew, was the legitimate heir to the English throne.
However, Edgar was only 14 years old and some thought he was too young to become king.
Edgar lived in William's court until fleeing to Scotland in 1068.
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Edgar was succeeded by his son by his first wife, Edward the Martyr.
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 Historic Girls - EDITH   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
And while Edgar the Atheling, realizing that this was the gravest of all his dangers, strove, though without effect, to reason with the angry king, Damian, the page, as we have seen, hurried after the Princess Edith.
Edgar the Atheling, peace-lover, though he was, would gladly have accepted the post of champion for his niece, but, as one also involved in the charge of treason, such action was denied him.
The victorious Godwine received the arms and lands of the dead Ordgar; Edgar the Atheling was raised high in trust and honor; the throne of Scotland, wrested from the Red Donald, was placed once more in the family of King Malcolm, and King William Rufus himself became the guardian and protector of the Princess Edith.
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 Ancestors of Eugene Ashton ANDREW & Anna Louise HANISH Prince Edgar ENGLAND ANDREW ANGERMUELLER HANISH STRUDELL ...
Edgar cameto offer his useless and imperfect crown...and chief men of the state among whom Edwin and Morcar are mentioned by one of the chroniclers who had earlier sent them home to the north.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1981, Micropaedia, Vol III, p788, Edgar the Aetheling: "(Eadgar) Died Abt 1125, Anglo-Saxon prince, was proposed as king of England after the death of Harold II in the Battle of Hastings (14 Oct 1066), but instead served the firsttwo Norman Kings, William I, Harold's conqueror, and William II.
The Archbishop of York, the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Earls of Mercia and Northumbria, and the citizens of London all declared for Edgar.
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 Bambooweb: David I
David I, known as "the Saint", (1084 - May 24,1153), king of Scotland, the youngest son of Malcolm Canmore and of Saint Margaret (sister of Edgar Ætheling), was born in 1084.
On the death of Edgar, king of Scotland, in 1107, the territories of the Scottish crown were divided in accordance with the terms of his will between his two brothers, Alexander and David.
Alexander, together with the crown, received Scotland north of the Forth and Clyde, David the southern district with the title of earl of Cumbria.
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 Search Results for "Edgar"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Edgar, or Eadgar (both: ed´gr) (KEY), 943?-975, king of the English (959-75), son of Edmund, king of Wessex.
Edgar Atheling, (ath´ling) (KEY) [O.E. aetheling,=son of the king], 1060?-1125?, English prince, grandson of Edmund Ironside.
A romantic nationalist, he was much influenced by Johann Gottfried von Herder and was a close friend...
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 GENUKI: Princes of England
or Prince Edgar, son of Edward Atheling, also called Edward the Outlaw, and grandson of Edmund Ironside, was probably born in Hungary, whither his father and uncle, then children, had been sent after the accession of Canute.
He came to England with his father in 1057, but though he was rightful heir to the throne on the death of Edward the Confessor, his claims were passed over.
Henry I. and his brother Robert, duke of Normandy, Edgar joined the latter, and was captured by Henry at the battle of Tinchebrai in 1106.
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 Register Report
abt 1035 when Edward "Atheling" Prince Of was 19, he second married Agatha Von Brunswick Princess Of England (436), 29G Grandmother, F, daughter of Liudolf Count Of Brunswick (424), M (abt 1016-23 Apr 1038) & Gertrud Countess In Nordgau, F (abt 1006-21 Jul 1077), in Of, London, Middlesex, England.
Edgar "Atheling" Prince Of, 29G Uncle, M. Born abt 1036 in Wessex, England.
Edgar "Atheling" Prince Of died aft 1126, he was 90.
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 Malcolm III. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
About 1068, Edgar Atheling, pretender to the English throne, took refuge with Malcolm, who soon married Edgar’s sister Margaret (see Margaret of Scotland, Saint).
On behalf of Edgar, Malcolm invaded N England, but in 1072 William I of England invaded Scotland, and Malcolm made peace with him.
Malcolm was succeeded briefly by his brother Donald Bane, but later four of Malcolm’s sons were kings of Scotland—Duncan II (reigned 1093–94), Edgar (reigned 1097–1107), Alexander I, and David I.
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 Scotland's Past - Edgar 1097 - 1107   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Edgar was brought to the throne by a powerful group of supporters, including his brother Alexander, Edgar Atheling, William, the son of the overthrown Duncan II, and Constantine Macduff as well as the English.
Unlike many of the Scottish monarchs of this period Edgar was a man of peace and this seems to have been popular amongst his subjects.
Edgar spent most of his time at the royal residences of Dunfermline and Edinburgh.
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 Great Scots: Psychological Perspectives on Scottish History and Leadership
Edgar — son of the defeated Saxon king Harold — and Margaret are fleeing England after an aborted attempt to regain the English crown from William "the Conqueror"; extremely pious, Margaret is canonized in 1250, and is now known as St Margaret, the only Scottish royal to achieve sainthood.
Margaret bore six sons — Edward, Edmund, Ethelred, Edgar, Alexander, and David — and two daughters — Matilda (Edith) and Mary; Edgar, Alexander, and David followed Malcolm as kings, with David becoming one of Scotland's greatest monarchs; Matilda married Henry I, younger son of William the Conqueror.
Edgar's was an unremarkable reign; among the lowlights of his tenure was a peace treaty with the Norsemen, which yielded the western islands, including Iona.
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 Saul's 32 Gen - tobn54 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
She had sought refuge in Scotland with her brother, Edgar the Atheling (Anglo-Saxon heir to the English throne), when William I excluded him from the English succession.
Margaret had a strong influence over her husband, who revered her piety and secretly had jewel-encrusted bindings made for her religious books, which he himself was unable to read, never having learned to do so.
Making the excuse that he was supporting the claim to the English throne of his brother-in-law Edgar Atheling, Malcolm invaded England five times (he was a formidable warrior-king, having killed his two predecessor kings).
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Of old it was the ferry giving access to Dunfermline and other places on the north side of the firth, its use in this respect by Margaret, the queen of Malcolm Canmore, originating its name; just as Port Edgar, 5 m.
W., was named after her brother, Edgar Atheling.
The Hawes Inn, which figures in Scott's Antiquary, was the terminus of the run from Edinburgh in the coaching days.
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 St. Margaret of Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
She came to England in 1066 when her uncle, King Edward the Confessor, died and Margaret's brother, Edgar Atheling, decided to make a claim to the English throne.
Donald Bán was opposed to having a Norman sympathizer on the throne of Scotland, and claimed the throne for himself.
Edgar and David carried on their mother's reputation for sanctity, both in their service to the poor and their patronage of religious orders, and David was later canonized.
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 More Bywords by Charlotte Mary Yonge eBook by BookRags
Into this Edgar Atheling rode with his armed train, and as they entered, some strange expression in the faces of the porters and guards met them.
And as Edgar Atheling stood in the outer court, with lofty head and noble thoughtful face, pure-complexioned and high-browed, each who beheld him felt that there stood a king of men.
Edgar, King of England,” echoed through the buildings; and priests, men-at-arms, and peasants began to press forward to do him homage.
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 I89072: Edgar ATHELING (King of England) (____ - ____)
Atheling probably lived in Flanders until he himself came to terms with William in 1074 and settled in France.
After William's death Edgar joined Malcolm in raiding England in 1091, but after that he seems to have been at peace with William II of
The Atheling went on the crusade of 1099 with Robert II, duke of Normandy, and later fought for Robert
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