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  1. died 955 ad, king of England (946–55): regained Northumbria (954) from the Norwegian king Eric Bloodaxe
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Historical Examples of eadred

  • During the reign of Eadred he held the office of royal treasurer.

    The English Church in the Middle Ages

    William Hunt

  • Before the end of Eadred's reign there were ealdormen who ruled over many shires.

  • Eadred, the next king, was a prince of weak health, fonder of the church than the battle-field.

  • Eadred harried and burnt the province, which he then handed over to an earl of his own creation, one of the Bamborough family.

    Early Britain

    Grant Allen

  • From the moment of Eadred's final triumph all resistance came to an end.