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Edwy

(ĕd`wē) or

Eadwig

(ĕd`wĭg), 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 EdgarEdgar
or Eadgar
, 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 Edwy and chose Edgar as their king. In 959 he succeeded his brother as king of Wessex.
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. Little is known of his short reign, except that he quarreled with and exiled St. 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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. Edwy was succeeded in Wessex by Edgar.
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As they leave the monastery in which their marriage ceremony was performed, Edwy and Edilda are confronted by Edwy's arch-enemy and Edilda's scorned lover, Edbald.
C]ould my poor pen / Perpetuate their name', works like Longsword, The Adventures of Miss Sophia Berkley, The Convent, and Edwy and Edilda would soon receive the notice they deserve.
The Monthly Review, for instance, damned Edwy and Edilda with faint praise, calling it '[a] natural and simple Tale, which might have been made extremely pleasing and pathetic in plain prose, [but] is here drawn out through a thousand ballad stanzas, perfectly uniform in their structure, and for the most part of very moderate poetical merit'; The Monthly Review 61 (July 1779), 76-7 (p.
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They lived for 45 years at the same address in Edwy Parade and while they did not have children, they lived in a 'close-knit community' with many friends and relatives around them.