King Eadred

King of England 946-955

In 947 Eadred invaded Northumbria to expel Eric Bloodaxe, the new Viking king. Eric held out until 954, when Northumbria was finally absorbed into England.

King Eadred Links

Book: Coinage in Tenth-century England from Edward the Elder to Edgar's Reform

Genealogy of King Eadred

Predecessor: Edmund I his brother
Successor: Edwy his nephew


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