By 941, Edmund regained his northern lands from the Norse. Tra i suoi allievi si può ricordare Martin Heidegger. Edmund encountered him at Leicester, but Olaf escaped and a peace was brokered by Oda of Canterbury and Wulfstan I of York. By signing up for this email, you are agreeing to news, offers, and information from Encyclopaedia Britannica. Da allora ha inizio la sua fama di sommo interprete dei drammi shakespeariani: Richard III, Hamlet, Othello, Macbeth, King Lear.

Edmund I, known as 'the Elder' or the Magnificent, was born circa 921, the son of King Edward the Elder and his third wife Edgiva.
With is first wife, St. Aelfgith, he had two children who became King Eadwig All-Fair and King Edgar the Peacemaker. Edmund recovered the Midlands after Olaf died in 942, and in 944 he regained Northumbria, driving out the Norse kings Olaf Sihtricson and Raegnald.


Edmund then became king. After she died in 944 Edmund married Ethelflaed of Damerham. Edmund I (Old English: Ēadmund, pronounced [æːɑdmund]; 921 – 26 May 946) was King of the English from 939 until his death.

He marched a combined army of English and Welsh into Strathclyde, whose ruler, the renegade Donald or Dunmail had supported Olaf.

Edmund I the Elder 940-946. Edmund married firstly to Ælfgifu of Shaftesbury and the couple produced three children, a daughter and two sons, Edwy and Edgar, who both succeeded to the English throne.

Shortly after his proclamation, he had to face several military threats. [9], Edmund's sister Eadgyth, the wife of Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor, died earlier the same year, as Flodoard's Annales for 946 report.[10]. [3] When Olaf died in 942, Edmund reconquered the Midlands. Edmund lost his father whilst a toddler, in 924 and his 30-year-old half-brother Athelstan came to the throne. Download hochwertiger Bilder, die man nirgendwo sonst findet. Da grande, Edmund ricevette da sua nonna una scatola contenente i disegni che fece da bambino, i disegni possono essere trovati nel menù del gioco The Basement Collection , sempre sviluppato da McMillen. [1], During the Feast of St. Augustine, on 26 May 946, at Pucklechurch in Gloucester, Edmund was killed fighting a thief who would not leave the feast. Some content of the original page may have been edited to make it more suitable for younger readers, unless otherwise noted. During the course of revelries to celebrate the event at Pucklechurch, in Gloucester, Edmund, being none the better for the large amount of wine he had consumed, became angered at the presence of one Liofa, an outlaw whom he had expelled from the kingdom a few years previously. The chronicler Richerus recorded that his mother Eadgifu wrote letters to both Edmund and to Otto I requesting aid for Louis. In 944, Edmund reconquered Northumbria. [4] In the same year, his ally Olaf of York lost his throne and left for Dublin.

His epithets include the Elder, the Deed-doer, the Just, and the Magnificent.[2]. On Athelstan’s death (939), Olaf Guthfrithson, the Norse king of Dublin, occupied Northumbria and raided the Midlands. Edmund I (922 – 26 May 946), the Elder, the Deed-Doer or the Magnificent, was King of England from 939 until his death. Edmund grew up during the reign of Athelstan, participating in the Battle of Brunanburh in 937.[3]. [4] In the same year, his ally Olaf of York lost his throne and left for Dublin. Edmund then became king. After her death in around 944, Ælfgifu was canonized by the church. Thus, Edmund inaugurated a policy of establishing a secure frontier and peaceful relations with Scotland and through his laws sought to curtail feuds. His reign was marked by almost constant warfare, including conquests or reconquests of the Midlands, Northumbria, and Strathclyde (the last of which was ceded to Malcolm I of Scotland). This page was last changed on 3 March 2020, at 01:34.

Athelstan died in 939, and Edmund became king. Edmund was a young child when his father died in 924, and was succeeded by his eldest son and Edmund's half-brother Æthelstan, who died in 939. His epithets include the Elder, the Deed-doer, the Just, and the Magnificent. In 945, Edmund conquered Strathclyde but ceded the territory to King Malcolm I of Scotland in exchange for a treaty of mutual military support. The king was killed in his palace by an exiled robber and was succeeded by his brother, Eadred (reigned 946–955); Edmund’s sons eventually acceded to power as kings Eadwig (reigned 957–959) and Edgar (reigned 959–975). Louis, who was Edmund's nephew, the son of his half-sister Eadgifu and Charles the Simple of France, had stayed at his uncle's court for some time until 936, when he returned to be crowned King of France. A peace treaty was signed between the two nations, ensuring mutual military support, Dunmail, the last Celtic King of Cumbria was killed in battle, his sons mutilated and Cumbria became a fiefdom of the recognised heir to the Scottish throne. [8] A 2015 article re-examines Edmund's death and dismisses the later chronicle accounts as fiction. [3], On 26 May 946, St Augustine's Day, Edmund was murdered by Leofa, a convicted outlaw, at Pucklechurch in Gloucestershire.