eadwig was king of Wessex from 955 to 959 when
at the age of twenty he died. eadwig took the throne at the age of sixteen
after the death of eadred who had no children.
eadwig married Elgifu in 956. He ran into
trouble with Bishop Dunstan, who was to become Archbishop of Canterbury.
Dunstan had caught eadwig and Aelgifu together before they were married and
at a time when he should have attending a meeting with many dignitaries and
officials of the kingdom discussing state business.
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eadwig King of the English Edgar I, King of the English Edmund I, King of the English Edmund II Ironside, King of the English Edward The Martyr, King of the English
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