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  Edgar Atheling on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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.
Edgar took part in the unsuccessful Northumbrian uprising (1069) in which the Danes also joined.
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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 KING OF THE ENGLISH EDGAR - LoveToKnow Article on KING OF THE ENGLISH EDGAR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Edgar and Dunstan were alike determined to reform the great monastic houses, and to secure that they should be restored once more to their true owners and not remain in the hands of the secular priests or canonici, whose life and discipline alike seem to have been extremely lax.
Edgar strengthened the hands of the provincial administration, and to him has been attributed the reorganization of the English fleet.
Edgar formed an irregular union in 961 with Wulfthryth, an inmate of the convent at Wilton, who bore him a daughter Eadgyth.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /E/ED/EDGAR_KING_OF_THE_ENGLISH.htm   (797 words)

 The history of the Edgar name
A Richard Edgar was the sheriff of Dumfries in 1329, and a Ricardus Edger witnessed the royal charter of the lands of Dalmakeran.
The Laird of Wedderlie was in 1679 a rebel.
The Edgar’s of Bowhouse of Caerlaverock settled in Edinburgh and Fife.
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 Malcolm III of Scotland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
King Malcolm III of Scotland (Máel Coluim mac Donnchada), (1031-November 13, 1093) also known as Malcolm Canmore (Malcolm with the large head)'Cean Mor' meaning 'Big Head' in Gaidhlig, was the eldest son of King Duncan I of Scotland and first king of the House of Dunkeld.
Mary of Scotland, married Eustace III of Boulogne
Four of his sons (Duncan II, Edgar, Alexander I, and David I) became kings of Scotland, whilst a fifth (Edmund) ruled as co-ruler of Scotland with his uncle Donald III.
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 DAVID I. - LoveToKnow Article on DAVID I.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
DAVID I. - LoveToKnow Article on DAVID I. (1084-1153), king of Scotland, the youngest son of Malcolm Canmore and (Saint) Margaret, sister of Edgar JEtheling, 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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 (Dolphin Maldred, Prince Of SCOTLAND - Henry Prince of SCOTLAND )   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Donalda Princess of SCOTLAND (ABT 0986 - ____)
Dunclina Princess of SCOTLAND (ABT 0960 - ____)
Egidia, Princess Of SCOTLAND (ABT 1390 - ____)
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 David Edgar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
David Edgar was engaged by the Bayley Brothers, pastoralists, of Werribee.
The eldest son of the late David Edgar, of Pine Hills Station, Vic., a well-known western District Pioneer, the late J. Edgar was born on 20 February 1848, at Double Corner, Portland, Vic., and was educated at Scotch College, Melbourne.
Edgar and the late Mrs Edgar, of Casterton, Vic., to James Graham Ochiltree, Lieutenant, Australian Staff Corps, younger son of the late Mr and Mrs W. Ochiltree, of Melbourne.
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 Scotland's Past - Edgar 1097 - 1107   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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.
Scotland: the Making of the Kingdom is the first "straight" history of Scotland from pre-history to 1286 to be published since 1862.
The growth of towns is discussed together with the expansion of trade and the place of Scottish evidence in the evolution of rural and urban society in north-west Europe.
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Scotland was an independent kingdom until James VI succeeded to the English Crown in 1603; and it continued constitutionally separate from England until the conclusion of the treaty of union a century later.
The proposal was favourably received in Scotland; but while the eight-year-old queen was on her way from Orkney, and the realm was immediately divided by rival claimants to the throne, John de Baliol and Robert Bruce, both descended from a brother of William the Lion.
Scotland was the last state in Christendom to adhere to the antipope, and only in 1418 declared her allegiance to the rightful pontiff, Martin V.
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 Scotland: Notable Dates in History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Scotland's Coronation Stone - the "Stone of Destiny" or "Stone of Scone" - was removed to Westminster Abbey (in London) by the English King Edward I. The stone was temporarily returned to Scotland in 1950 and permanently returned in 1996.
James imposes Bishops on the presbyterian Church of Scotland in an attempt to integrate it with the Church of England.
This is the worst tragedy of its type in the U.K. The "Stone of Destiny", Scotland's Coronation Stone, is returned from London to Edinburgh Castle, 700 years after being stolen by Edward I. A Scottish Parliament is re-instated after 292 years, following the devolution of powers from London through the Scotland Act, 1997.
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 ninemsn Encarta - Search Results - Reitz Edgar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Reitz was born in Morbach, and studied German and drama in Munich before...
Edgar (of Scotland) (?-1107), King of Scots (1097-1107), the eldest of the six sons of Malcolm III by his second marriage to Margaret (Scotland)....
Edgar (of England), called The Peaceful (944-975), Saxon King of the English (959-975), younger son of King Edmund I. In 957, during the rule of his...
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 Scotland: Notable Dates in History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
James VI of Scotland becomes James I of England bringing about the Union of the Crowns.
Scotland's first nuclear power station was opened at Chapelcross in Dumfriesshire.
The Gazetteer for Scotland is now the definitive source of information on places and people in Scotland, with 9000 text entries, more than 3000 photographs and growing.
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 Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh, Scotland
From 1603, when King James VI of Scotland inherited the throne of England and moved to London, until the reign of King George IV (1820 - 1830), the palace remained an unused royal residence.
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.
He had two sons, Malcolm (not to be confused with Malcolm IV of Scotland, this Malcolm's nephew) and Henry and two daughters, Claricia and Hodierna.
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 MJKnecht's - Saints-St Margaret of Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
"Saint Margaret of Scotland" by Euah Macpherson,6, 24-25, 49.
Margaret's brother, Edgar, fought to oppose the Conqueror as King of England.
Margaret was to be Queen of Scotland, and her children would be the rightful heirs to the thrones of both England and Scotland.
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 Skyelander's COMPLETE Scottish History Timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Marriage of Malcolm Ceanmore (Malcolm III) to Margaret.She was an Anglo-Saxon princess that sought refuge in Scotland.
On the death of Edgar, Scotland is disunited.
Scotland's Coronation Stone - the "Stone of Destiny" - is stolen by Edward I and taken to Westminster Abbey (in London) by the English.
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 Scottish boys clothes : medieval Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
While the Reformnation was initaited by the English monarchy, in Scotland in occurred in spite of the opposition of the monarchy, although supported by the English.
While the Reformation in England was initaited by the monarchy, in Scotland in occurred in spite of the opposition of the monarchy, although supported by the English.The Reformation was preceeded by a rising sence of popular disatisfaction with the Catholic clergy.
Scotland was invaded by the Irish Celts in the 6th century and the resulting Kingdom of Dalrida played a major role in the unification of Scotland.
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 The Battle of Largs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
But the Norwegians, although the most powerful force in the region, seemed content with allowing the area to govern itself, which was demonstrated with the rise of Somerled (a man of Dalriadan or Scotti descent) to power as King of the Isles during the twelfth century.
They quite naturally wished to align themselves with Scotland, or have a kingdom of their own, but there was the problem of the powerful Viking army.
The Battle of Largs is notable for several reasons; the first of, which is the regaining of territory that gave Scotland the shape, it generally retains to this day.
www.tartans.com /articles/battleoflargs.html   (975 words)

Scotland is divided into three physical regions—the Highlands; the Central Lowlands, containing two-thirds of the population; and the Southern Uplands.
Scotland, Free Church of - Scotland, Free Church of, the secessionist Presbyterian church established as a result of the great...
Alexander I, king of Scotland - Alexander I, 1078?–1124, king of Scotland (1107–24), son of Malcolm III and St....
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 Edgar Allen Poe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Soon after this Edgar was dismissed from the University for this.
At age thirty-eight Edgars' beloved wife, Virginia, could no longer fight her illness and she was overcome by Treberkalosis(TB).
In 1849, Edgar was engaged to be married once again, He was on his way to his aunt, Mrs.
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The monarchy of Scotland evolved from this union, known as the Kingdom of Alba.
It should be noted that in early mediæval Scotland, it was the eldest and/or ablest male of the royal house, and not the heir of line, that inherited the throne.
Scotland's Kings and Queens, a brief sketch of each monarch from 843 to 1603.
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 Edinburgh Evening News - Sport - Scots star Edgar wins British title   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
SCOTLAND’S Ross Edgar won at the British Championships at the Manchester Velodrome beating World team sprint bronze medallist Jamie Staff in the sprint final.
Edgar, the 20-year-old who trains in Switzerland, beat City of Edinburgh rider Marco Librizzi in the semi-final.
Edgar won the opening leg of the final from the front, then trailed with 200 metres to go before launching a blistering finish to win by half a wheel.
edinburghnews.scotsman.com /sport.cfm?id=915272003   (282 words)

 Viking Scotland
For the later history of Scotland two consequences of the utmost importance stemmed from the Scandinavian occupation of the Western Isles and the West Highland seaboard.
His expedition of 1098 led to a treaty with Edgar, king of Scotland, which is said to have conceded to Norway rule over all the isles from Man to Lewis, together with Kintyre.
Their acquisition by King Alexander III made it easier for the Scottish kingdom after his death (1286) and that of his heir Margaret (1290), herself the daughter of the king of Norway, to face the onslaught of Edward I of England and survive intact, albeit after much tribulation.
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 Encyclopedia: 1107   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Alexander I inherits the Scottish crown with the death of Edgar of Scotland
Edgar of Scotland (1074 - January 8, 1107), was king of Scotland from 1097 to 1107.
January 8 - King Edgar of Scotland (born 1074)
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 BBC - h2g2 - Kings Of Scotland 859 - 1543 A.D - A198579
1034 : Duncan I the Gracious of Scotland.
1107 : Alexander I the Fierce of Scotland.
1249 : Alexander III the Glorius of Scotland.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/h2g2/alabaster/A198579   (303 words)

 Big Dog’s Edgar Roots>
he surname Edgar originated in Scotland and if you have trouble locating a reference to it at a local Highland Games it is because the name originated in the Scottish Lowlands.
Edgar, son of Duvenald held extensive lands in Nithsdale during the reign of King William the Lion.
Thomas Edgar held Kildonan, and Donald Edgar acquired from King David II the captainship of the Clan McGowin in Nithsdale.
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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.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /MEDedgarA.htm   (208 words)

 Scottish Students successful in Workington
Scotland got the early lead, scoring three tries to none, and leading 18-0 in the first 20 minutes of play.
Late in the first half, Edgar from Scotland broke through a number of tackles to score his own try but unfortunately, missed his conversion.
Scotland had a number of opportunities to score further but handling errors and their need to still full master the skills of Rugby League prevented this.
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 Ancestors of Eugene Ashton ANDREW & Anna Louise HANISH Queen Saint Margaret Cerdic SCOTLAND ANDREW ANGERMUELLER HANISH ...
Margaret, whether she went to Scotland at this time or a little later, found there a permanent home, consenting against her will to become the bride of Malcolm instead of the bride of the Church as she had wished.
When Scotland became Protestant the remains of St. Margaret and her husband, Malcolm III., were carried to Spain and placed in the Escorial, built in her honor by King Philip II, of Spain.
Margaret reinstated monks at Iona, built a church and Benedictine priory at Dunfermline, and laid the foundation of a distinct, recognizable Church of Scotland that was strengthened by her sons after her death in 1093.
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 Ancestors of Eugene Ashton ANDREW & Anna Louise HANISH King Malcolm Canmore SCOTLAND, III ANDREW ANGERMUELLER HANISH ...
Malcolm invaded England after rejecting the claim of William II of England to sovereignity over Scotland, but peace followed the marriage of Malcolm's daughter to Henry I of England and allowed the process of feudalization in Scotland to continue.
On behalf of Edgar, Malcolm invaded N England, but in 1072, William I of England invaded Scotland, and Malcolm made peace with him.
By the tenth century most of northern and western Scotland was subject to the kings of the Scots and of Strathclyde.
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This is a small sampling of the last one thousand years of Scotland's remarkable history.
1107 With the death of Edgar, Scotland looses its unity
Scotland formally united with England to form Great Britain.
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