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Edgar

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Eadgar

(both: ĕd`gər), 943?–975, king of the English (959–75), son of Edmund, king of Wessex. In 957 the Mercians and Northumbrians rebelled against Edgar's brother EdwyEdwy
or Eadwig
, d. 959, king of the English (955–57) and king of Wessex (955–59), son of Edmund. He succeeded his uncle, Edred as king of the English, but in 957, Mercia and Northumbria shifted their allegiance to his brother Edgar.
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 and chose Edgar as their king. In 959 he succeeded his brother as king of Wessex. His reign was one of orderly prosperity. He recalled (958) Saint DunstanDunstan, Saint
, c.910–88, English monk, archbishop of Canterbury (960–88), b. near Glastonbury. He lived as a monk until called (940) to court by King Edmund of Wessex.
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 from Flanders and with him initiated widespread monastic reforms. In 973 the king was crowned at Bath in an elaborate ceremony, the first of its kind in England, that stressed the analogy between kingship and priesthood. Shortly afterward he received homage from the other kings in Britain at Chester. He gave Lothian to the king of Scotland in return for his homage and granted practical autonomy to the Danes in England (see DanelawDanelaw
, originally the body of law that prevailed in the part of England occupied by the Danes after the treaty of King Alfred with Guthrum in 886. It soon came to mean also the area in which Danish law obtained; according to the treaty, the boundary between England and
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) in return for their loyalty. Edgar was succeeded by his son by his first wife, Edward the Martyr. His son by his second wife was Æthelred the Unready, who succeeded Edward.

Edgar

truthful, straightforward character; does no evil. [Br. Lit.: King Lear]
See: Honesty

Edgar

1. 944--975 ad, king of Mercia and Northumbria (957--975) and of England (959--975)
2. ?1074--1107, king of Scotland (1097--1107), fourth son of Malcolm III. He overthrew his uncle Donald to gain the throne
3. David. born 1948, British dramatist, noted for political plays such as Destiny (1976), Maydays (1983), and Albert Speer (1999): he adapted (1980) Nicholas Nickleby and (1991) Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde for the RSC

EDGAR

(Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis and Retrieval) A reporting system that public companies must use to send financial data to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). In the latter part of the 1990s, EDGAR was revamped to accept HTML and PDF files. For more information, visit www.edgar-online.com.
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If as a registrant you choose to develop the in-house capability to file, you must obtain the necessary hardware and software, register with the SEC, install the software, sign up with CompuServe, and establish an initial online link with the EDGAR system.
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Earlier versions of the EDGAR system could not accept graphics or image material in HTML documents.
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