Edred

Edred

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Eadred

(both: ĕd`rĕd), d. 955, king of the English (946–55), son of Edward the Elder. He succeeded his brother Edmund and was faced with invasions of Danish Northumbria by Norsemen from Ireland and by Eric Bloodaxe of Norway. Edred finally reestablished control over Northumbria in 954, thus bringing to an end the last independent Scandinavian kingdom in England. Edred, being sickly, left affairs to his friend 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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, who allowed the Danes of England to live under their own laws.
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Buckley, but went on to study with one of the most accomplished and best known musicians in the Holme Valley - Edred Booth, who he succeeded as organist of Brunswick Street Methodist Church, Huddersfield, in 1945.
Beloved wife of the late Edred, dearest mam of Janet and Rita, dear mother-in-law of Michael and David, devoted nana of Anita, Charlotte, Neil and Sarah, great-nana (Nana Flats) of Curtis and Bronson.
Fowles, of Edred Road, Dover, will appear at Westminster magistrates court today.
John Edred, peacefully in hospital on May 3rd 2009, aged 96 years, dearly beloved husband of the late Rosemary, loving dad to Brian, a loving brother and uncle.
To induce the magical Mouldiwarp to appear and work his spells, Elfrida and Edred Arden must produce and recite original poetry.
In The House of Arden, poverty-stricken siblings Edred and Elfrida worry about the "burglarish" aspects of sneaking into their former family estate without permission (18).
Hubbard) Black; three sons: Edred Buchanan-Black in Rhode Island, Nicholas Black and his wife Marian and Steven Black; a daughter, Stephanie Black, all of Worcester; his mother, Pauline (Farmer) Henderson in Tallahassee, Florida; his grandmother, Emma Farmer in Florida; two sisters: Glynice Black of Washington, DC and Starlye Black Norwood and her husband Donald in Florida; three grandchildren: Saja Buchanan-Black, Znaya and Zavian Black, all of Worcester; Edred was born and raised in Florida.