After the death of Harold at the Battle of Hastings, the Witan elected Edgar, the last of … He was not considered strong enough to hold the kingdom together in 1066.
Edgar Atheling - Even though Edgar was the closest blood relative to Edward, he was only a teenager when Edward died.
He had two elder sisters, Margaret who was born … He was styled Aetheling because he was the grandson of Edmund Ironside. Edgar Atheling Drummond married Louisa Theodosia Pennington Drummond and had 10 children. Edgar Ætheling (also spelt Æþeling, Aetheling, Atheling or Etheling) or Edgar II (c. 1051 – c. 1126) was the last male member of the royal house of Cerdic of Wessex (see House of Wessex family tree). Dieser starb im Januar 1066 kinderlos. Edgar Atheling had previously gone north to warn Earls Edwin and Morcar to remain alert. Edgar war der Sohn des Eduard Ætheling.Dessen Vater, Edgars Großvater Edmund II.Eisenseite war während des Jahres 1016 kurzzeitig angelsächsischer König von England.Nach dem Tod Edmunds II. Herkunft. Edgar the Atheling was a grandson of Edmund II Ironside and a great-grandson of Ethelred 'The Unready'. Edgar Aetheling was born in Hungary to Edward the Exile, son of King Edmund Ironside and Agatha, possibly daughter of Yaroslav of Kiev. He was elected King of England by the Witenagemot in 1066, but never crowned. und dänischem Interregnum hatte Edmunds Bruder Eduard der Bekenner den englischen Thron inne. 5th Sept. 1066 – The Norwegians under King Hardrada threatened to invade the north of England. Born in London, England on 21 AUG 1825 to Andrew Robert Drummond and Elizabeth Frederica Manners. They had moved to the Orkneys and thence to the mouth of the Tyne, where they … He passed away on 10 May 1893 in Hotel Danieli, Venice, Venezia, Veneto, Italy.