Edward the Martyr, Saint
Edward the Martyr, Saint
King of England, assassinated at the age of 16 or 17 at the behest of his stepmother. St. Edward was murdered in 979

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  • Edward the Martyr — 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) • Syn: ↑Saint Edward the Martyr, ↑St. Edward the Martyr • Instance Hypernyms: ↑King… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Saint Edward the Martyr — 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) • Syn: ↑Edward the Martyr, ↑St. Edward the Martyr • Instance Hypernyms: ↑King of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • St. Edward the Martyr — 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) • Syn: ↑Edward the Martyr, ↑Saint Edward the Martyr • Instance Hypernyms: ↑King of… …   Useful english dictionary

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