Biography of Edmund "Ironside" I King England

Timeline

Around 990 Edmund "Ironside" I King England was born to Aethelred "Unready" II King England and Aelfgifu Northumbria Queen Consort England.

Around 1016 Edmund Wessex was born to Edmund "Ironside" I King England and Ealdgyth Unknown.

In 1016 Edward "The Exile" Wessex was born to Edmund "Ironside" I King England and Ealdgyth Unknown.

On 23 Apr 1016 Edmund "Ironside" I King England succeeded I King England (Wessex).

Coronation of Edmund Ironside

After 23 Apr 1016 Edmund "Ironside" I King England was crowned I King England (Wessex) by Aelfstan aka Lyfing Unknown Archbishop Canterbury. .

Battle of Assandun

On 18 Oct 1016 Battle of Assandun was fought between the Danish army of Canute aka Cnut King England and the English army commanded by Edmund "Ironside" I King England who was defeated. Following the battle Edmund "Ironside" I King England was compelled to agree to Canute aka Cnut King England reigning over all Engliand except Wessex, and to mutual succession ie one will succeed whoever dies first.

On 30 Nov 1016 Edmund "Ironside" I King England died.

Edmund "Ironside" I King England and Ealdgyth Unknown were married.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Wessex

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 4 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Ancestry

Father: Aethelred "Unready" II King England

GrandFather: Edgar "Peaceful" I King England

Great GrandFather: Edmund I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Edward "Elder" King Anglo-Saxons

Great x 3 GrandFather: Alfred "The Great" King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Ealhswith Mercia Queen Consort England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Eadgifu Kent Queen Anglo-Saxons

Great x 3 GrandFather: Sigehelm Kent

Great GrandMother: Aelfgifu Shaftesbury Queen Consort England

GrandMother: Aelfthryth Unknown Queen Consort England

Mother: Aelfgifu Northumbria Queen Consort England

GrandFather: Thored Northumbria