- 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
Soon after the accession of Eadwig, in 956, Dunstan incurred the wrath of a powerful enemy.
The great men were wroth at this slight on themselves and on the kingly office, and sent Dunstan to bring Eadwig back to the hall.