Edmund Ironside

edmund ironside

noun
king of the English who led resistance to Canute but was defeated and forced to divide the kingdom with Canute (980-1016) [syn: Edmund II
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edmund ironside

king of the English from April 23 to Nov. 30, 1016, surnamed "Ironside" for his staunch resistance to a massive invasion led by the Danish king Canute

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