- died 959 ad, king of England (955–57)
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In 959 Eadwig died, and Eadgar succeeded to the whole kingdom.A Student's History of England, v. 1 (of 3)
Samuel R. Gardiner.
In 959 Eadwig died, and Eadgar became king south of the Thames.
The king himself died in 955, and was succeeded by his nephew Eadwig.Early Britain
While he was there, the people of the north revolted from Eadwig, and chose his younger brother Eadgar as king.
Soon after the accession of Eadwig, in 956, Dunstan incurred the wrath of a powerful enemy.