English History 960 – 969

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King EdgarThis timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in English History for the years 960 – 969

The king of England for this period was Edgar

 

 

 

960 (21st September)
Dunstan received the pallium as Archbishop of Canterbury from Pope John XII
960 (after September)
Edgar approved of the monastic reform put in place by Archbishop Dunstan. These reforms included enforcing poverty, obedience and chastity for monks.
961 (during)
St Paul’s cathedral in London was destroyed by fire.
961 (during)
A daughter, Eadgyth, was born to Edgar and Wulfthryth. It is unclear whether Edgar was married to Wulfrida or not.
961 or 962
Edgar married Aethelflaed, daughter of Ealdorman Ordmaer.
962 (during)
A son, Edward was born to Edgar and Aethelfleda.
964 (during)
Edgar’s wife Aethelflaed was either divorced or died.
964 (during)
Edgar married Aelfthryth, daughter of the Ealdorman of Devon.
965 (during)
A son, Edmund was born to Edgar and Aelfthryth.
966 (during)
A son, Aethelred was born to Edgar and Aelfthryth.
968 (14th May)
A son, Leofric, was born to Leofwine, Ealdorman of the Hwicce and his wife. Leofric would become famous as the husband of Lady Godiva.

950 – 959 <<   >> 970 – 979

 

Harvard Reference for this page:

Heather Y Wheeler. (2016). English History 960 – 969. Available: https://www.totallytimelines.com/english-history-960-969.htm. Last accessed December 14th, 2018

 

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