Eadred


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Eadred

died 955 ad, king of England (946--55): regained Northumbria (954) from the Norwegian king Eric Bloodaxe
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As would have been Eadred, Eadwig, Ethelred, Hereward, Cnut and Hathacunut.
His sons were Eadred and Eadmund and his three daughters, Eadburg, Eadgifu, and Eadgyth.
A terminus post quem for the chapel is provided by two coins beneath the flagstone floor -- minted under Eadred (reign 946-955) and Anlaf Sihtricsson (York, reign 941-944 and 948-952) (Brothwell 1977: 182; Morris & Emery 1986: 340).