EDGAR, or EADGAR (c. 1050-c. 1130) , called the lEtheling, was the. son of
See also:Edward, a son of the
See also:king Edmund' Ironside, by his wife
See also:Agatha, a kinswoman of the emperor
See also:Henry II., and was
See also:born probably in Hungary some
See also:time before 1057, the
See also:year of his
See also:death . After the death of Harold in 1o66, Archbishop
See also:Aldred and the citizens of
See also:London desired to make him king, but on the advance of
See also:William, Edgar and his supporters made their submission . In 1o68, after the failure of the first rising of the
See also:north, Edgar retired to Scotland,- when his
See also:Margaret married the Scottish king, Malcolm Canmore . Next year he returned to take
See also:part in the second rising, but, this proving no more successful than the first, he again took
See also:refuge in Scotland . In 1074 he went to
See also:Normandy and made peace with William . In the struggle between Henry I. and Robert of Normandy, Edgar sided with the latter . He was taken prisoner at the
See also:battle of Tinchebrai in iio6, but was subsequently released . The date of his death is uncertain, but he was certainly alive about 1125 .
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