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Edward the Elder

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died 924 ad, king of England (899–924), son of Alfred the Great
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Edward the Elder

Anglo-Saxon king in England, the son of Alfred the Great. As ruler of the West Saxons, or Wessex, from 899 to 924, Edward extended his authority over almost all of England by conquering areas that previously had been held by Danish invaders.

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