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Eadwig or Edwy (ˈɛdwɪɡ, ˈɛdwɪ)
died 959 ad, king of England (955--57)
Edwy or Edwy

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king of the English from 955 to 957 and ruler of Wessex and Kent from 957 to 959. The eldest son of King Edmund I (ruled 939-946) and the nephew of King Eadred (ruled 946-955), he was probably no more than 15 years old at the time of his accession.

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