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.
In 1914, London surgeon Edred Corner (1873-1950) replaced a torn ACL with two interlaced loops of silver wire, but despite initial success the wire loop broke when the patient started to ambulate without his prescribed knee brace (Corner 1914) (Figure 2).
Two of the relative newcomers to the area, the doctor Edred Fitzpiers and the wealthy landowner through widowhood, Felice Charmond, are characterized both by their lack of interest in and understanding of the terrain and by their deep narcissism, which leads them to view the inhabitants in terms of their utility.
In stark contrast, Butts transmutes the imperilled forests of Wessex-infiltrated with insouciant ease by touristic trespassers like Edred Fitzpiers in The Woodlanders-into a "walled garden" (Ashe 25) policed with wary vigilance: a "forbidden thing" or "only" permitted "under the utmost safeguards" (CC 194) to those who exalt it as revealed faith rather than as empirical proof.
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.
11) As in other works of an apparently similar kind, in Salas' chronological account, different amount of space is devoted to Ethelbert of Kent, Egbert, Edmund of East Anglia, Alfred, Edward, Aethelstan, Edward (his son), Edred, Edward Martyr, Svein, Cnut, Godwin, Harold and William.
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.
Grace accedes to the urgings of her father and marries Edred Fitzpiers, a young doctor of great charm but questionable moral character.
Gabriel Oak, Farmer Boldwood, Angel Clare, and Edred Fitzpiers all share some elements of Jocelyn Pierston's obsession with a feminine ideal.
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.