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Edward the Confessor

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5th January 1066: Death of Edward the Confessor

 

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How Edward the Confessor's Advisor Seized Power

 

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BRETON - EDWARD THE CONFESSOR

 

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Saints and Holy People: St Edward the Confessor (13th October)

 

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Edward the Confessor

Edward the Confessor, also known as Saint Edward the Confessor, was among the last Anglo-Saxon kings of England. Usually considered the last king of the House of Wessex, he ruled from 1042 to 1066.
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  • Personal 

  • Early years and exile 

  • Early reign 

  • Crisis of 1051–52 

  • Later reign 

  • Succession 

  • Westminster Abbey 

  • Canonisation 

  • Appearance and character