Biography of Edmund "Ironside" I King England

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Wessex

Descent

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

Timeline

Around 990 Edmund "Ironside" I King England 1015-1016 was born to Aethelred "Unready" II King England 966-1016 and Aelfgifu Northumbria Queen Consort England

Around 1016 Edmund Wessex 1016-1053 was born to Edmund "Ironside" I King England 1015-1016 and Ealdgyth Unknown

In 1016 Edward "The Exile" Wessex 1016-1057 was born to Edmund "Ironside" I King England 1015-1016 and Ealdgyth Unknown

On 23 Apr 1016 Edmund "Ironside" I King England 1015-1016 succeeded I King England (Wessex)

Coronation of Edmund Ironside

After 23 Apr 1016 Edmund "Ironside" I King England 1015-1016 was crowned I King England (Wessex) by Aelfstan aka Lyfing Unknown Archbishop Canterbury -1020.

Battle of Assandun

On 18 Oct 1016 Battle of Assandun was fought between the Danish army of Canute aka Cnut King England 995-1035 and the English army commanded by Edmund "Ironside" I King England 1015-1016 who was defeated.Following the battle Edmund "Ironside" I King England 1015-1016 was compelled to agree to Canute aka Cnut King England 995-1035 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 1015-1016 died

Edmund "Ironside" I King England 1015-1016 and Ealdgyth Unknown were married

Ancestry

Father: Aethelred "Unready" II King England

GrandFather: Edgar "Peaceful" I King England

Great GrandFather: Edmund I King England

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

Great Great GrandMother: Eadgifu Kent Queen Anglo-Saxons

Great GrandMother: Aelfgifu Shaftesbury Queen Consort England

GrandMother: Aelfthryth Unknown Queen Consort England

Mother: Aelfgifu Northumbria Queen Consort England

GrandFather: Thored Northumbria