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Edward the Confessor, King of England[1, 2, 3]

Male 1002 - 1066


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  • Name  Edward the Confessor , King of England 
    Suffix  King of England 
    Born  1002  [3
    • 1 JUL 1002
    Gender  Male 
    Died  1066  [3
    • 1 JUL 1066
    Person ID  I888  Bambridge Tree
    Last Modified  24 Oct 2010 

  • Sources 
    1. [S22] William Bridgewater, Editor-in-Chief, Columbia Viking Desk Encyclopedia Vol. 1 (A-k, pg. 1-717) Vol 2 (L-Z, pgs. 719-1477) (2nd edition, 1960, Viking Press, New York), pg. 395, Edward the Confessor, d. 1066, king of England (1042-66_. Son of Ethelred, he grew up in France and reutrned to succeed Harthacanute. Governed well and freed his people from heavy taxes. Strife with powerful noble, Earl Gdwin, was heightened by Edward's favor of the Normans in Engla.

    2. [S23] World Book Encyclopedia (World Book Inc. , 1985), Vol. 6 E pg. 76, Edward the COnfessor (1002?-1066) the last English king, descended from Alfred the Great, succeeded his half-brother, Hardecanute, in 1042. Edward. Edward was a weak ruler. Most of his reign was dominated either by his father-in-law Godwin, Earl of the West Saxsons (?-1053) or by Norman a.

    3. [S20] GEDCOM file submitted by Judith E Burns, reibur@pwrtc.com. Created on 29 NOV 2007. Imported on 30 Nov 2007..