BIOGRAPHY OF EDGAR "ÆTHELING" II KING ENGLAND 1051-1126

Paternal Family Tree

Descent Royal House of Wessex: Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

Around 1051 Edgar "Ætheling" II King England was born to Edward "The Exile" Wessex (35) and Agatha Unknown at Hungary

On 15 Oct 1066 Edgar "Ætheling" II King England (15) was appointed II King England: Wessex

On 28 Sep 1106 Henry "Beauclearc" I King England (38) defeated his older brother Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy (55) at the Battle of Tinchebray at Tinchebray. Henry's army was commanded by William Warenne 2nd Earl Surrey and Robert Beaumont-Roger 1st Earl Leicester, Count Meulan (66) . Elias La Flèche-De Baugency I Count Maine commanded the reserve. William "Brito aka Breton" Dalbini, Alan Canhiart IV Duke Brittany, Raoul Tosny (26) , William "Butler" Daubigny (42) , Robert Grandesmil (19) and William Normandy I Count Évreux fought for Henry. Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy (55) was captured and spent the next twenty-eight years in prison; never released. William Mortain Count Mortain, and 2nd Earl Cornwall (22) was also captured and spent the next thirty or more years in prison before becoming a monk. Edgar "Ætheling" II King England (55) was captured and subsequently released; Henry had married to Edgar's niece Edith aka Matilda Dunkeld Matilda Queen Consort England (26) in 1100. Robert II Bellême 2nd Count Ponthieu, 3rd Earl Shrewsbury (50) escaped. Robert Stuteville was captured.

Around 1126 Edgar "Ætheling" II King England (75) died

ANCESTRY

Father: Edward "The Exile" Wessex

GrandFather: Edmund "Ironside" I King England

2G GrandFather: Æthelred "Unready" II King England

3G GrandFather: Edgar "Peaceful" I King England

4G GrandFather: Edmund I King England

5G GrandFather: Edward "Elder" King Anglo-Saxons

5G GrandMother: Eadgifu Kent

4G GrandMother: Ælfgifu Shaftesbury

3G GrandMother: Ælfthryth Unknown

2G GrandMother: Ælfgifu Northumbria

3G GrandFather: Thored Northumbria

GrandMother: Ealdgyth Unknown

Mother: Agatha Unknown