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Edmund "Ironside"
King of England
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Reign 23 April 1016 – 30 November 1016
Predecessor Ethelred the Unready
Successor Canute the Great
Born 989
Wessex, England

30 November 1016(1016-11-30)

(age 27)
Glastonbury, England
Burial Glastonbury Abbey
Spouse Ealdgyth
Issue Edward the Exile
Father Ethelred the Unready
Mother Ælfgifu of York

Edmund Ironside or Edmund II (Old English: Eadmund II Isen-Healf; c. 989 – 30 November 1016) was the son of Æthelred the Unready. When his father died he was king of England from 23 April to 18 October 1016 and of Wessex from 23 April to 30 November 1016.

Preceded by
Æthelred the Unready
King of the English
Succeeded by
Cnut the Great

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